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Genus Schizotus

larva/pupa - Schizotus cervicalis Fire-Colored Beetle - Schizotus cervicalis - female Larva with 'pincers' - Schizotus cervicalis Fire-Colored Beetle larva - Schizotus cervicalis Beetle with fancy antennae - Schizotus cervicalis - male Tan margins Beetle - Schizotus cervicalis - female Tan margins Beetle - Schizotus cervicalis Antlered beetle - Schizotus cervicalis
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 Pyrochroidae (Fire-Colored Beetles)
Subfamily Pyrochroinae
Genus Schizotus
Explanation of Names
Schizotus Newman 1838
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1), many more in Eurasia
Range
in NA, one sp. transcontinental boreal + one in AK (and ne. Asia)(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.