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Genus Xylobiops

Xylobiops - Xylobiops basilaris Horned powder-post beetle - Xylobiops basilaris Xylobiops W132 - Xylobiops texanus W159 - Xylobiops texanus Xylobiops basilaris? - Xylobiops basilaris Xylobiops sextuberculatus? - Xylobiops sextuberculatus Horned Powder-post Beetle - Xylobiops basilaris
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Bostrichoidea
Family Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Bostrichinae
Tribe Xyloperthini
Genus Xylobiops
Explanation of Names
Xylobiops Casey 1898
4 spp. in our area, 5 total(1)
ON-MT to FL-CA to Venezuela(1)(2)
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.A revision of the North American species of beetles belonging to the family Bostrichidae.
W.S. Fisher. 1950. United States Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publications No. 168: 1-157.