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Species Anthicus cervinus

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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 Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anthicinae
Genus Anthicus
Species cervinus (Anthicus cervinus)
Other Common Names
Cloudy Flower Beetle
Explanation of Names
Anthicus cervinus LaFerté-Sénectère 1849
2.5-3.3 mm(1)
throughout NA (NS-BC to FL-TX-CA & Mexico)(2)(D.S. Chandler, pers. comm. to =v=)
Adults common under debris, especially in sandy habitats(1)
spring through fall(1)
Life Cycle
adults overwinter(1)
One of the most commonly collected anthicids at light across the US and southern Canada. -D.S. Chandler
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.