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Species Hallomenus scapularis

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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 Tetratomidae (Polypore Fungus Beetles)
Genus Hallomenus
Species scapularis (Hallomenus scapularis)
Explanation of Names
Hallomenus scapularis Melsheimer 1846
Size
4.0-5.0 mm(1)
Range
much of NA (NS-GA to ON-BC-NM)(1)(2)
Habitat
forests; under bark of dead pine, on pine strobili, and on polypore fungi, incl. Piptoporus betulinus(1)
Food
reproduces on Perreniporia, Sparassa, Tyromyces(1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.