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Species Vanonus piceus

Aderid - Vanonus piceus - male Beetle - Vanonus piceus - female Beetle - Vanonus piceus - female Beetle - Vanonus piceus - female Beetle - Vanonus piceus - female Beetle - Vanonus piceus - female Vanonus? - Vanonus piceus
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Aderidae (Ant-like Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Aderini
Subtribe Syzetoninina
Genus Vanonus
Species piceus (Vanonus piceus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Vanonus piceus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Xylophilus piceus LeConte, 1855
Explanation of Names
piceus = 'pitch black'
Size
1.2-1.7 mm(1)
Range
e US (NH-FL to ON-WI-TX) - Map (2)(3)(4)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard