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Genus Pseudopentarthrum

Pseudopentarthrum curculionid - Pseudopentarthrum simplex curculionid - Pseudopentarthrum simplex Pseudopentarthrum sp. 1 (EGR 1) - Pseudopentarthrum Pseudopentarthrum sp. 1 (EGR 1) - Pseudopentarthrum Beetle - Pseudopentarthrum Beetle - Pseudopentarthrum Beetle - Pseudopentarthrum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Cossoninae
Tribe Onycholipini
Genus Pseudopentarthrum
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pentarthrinus Casey 1892
Genus needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Pseudopentarthrum Wollaston 1873
Greek 'false five-joint'(2)
Numbers
11 spp. in our area(1)
Size
2-3.5 mm
Range
e. US west to TX-AZ(1)
Habitat
see(3)
Food
Associated with dead rotten wood of various trees(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.Curculionoidea of southern Florida: An annotated checklist (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea [excluding ...
R.S. Anderson. 1992. Insecta Mundi Vol. 6, No. 3-4, September-December, 1992, 193-248.