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Genus Dacoderus

Dacoderus steineri Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock - Dacoderus steineri Dacoderus steineri Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock - Dacoderus steineri Dacoderus striaticeps Dacoderus striaticeps Stenosini sp.? - Dacoderus werneri Stenosini sp.? - Dacoderus werneri Unidentified Beetle - Dacoderus Dacoderus straticeps - Dacoderus striaticeps
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Salpingidae (Narrow-waisted Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Dacoderinae
Genus Dacoderus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
At various times, has been placed in Tretothoracidae, Tenebrionidae, Dacoderidae, and Zopheridae
Explanation of Names
Dacoderus LeConte 1858
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 6 total(1)
Size
2.9-4.9 mm(1)
Identification
Key to spp. in Aalbu et al. (2005)(1)
Range
sw. US (so.CA, AZ, TX) to Costa Rica(1)
Remarks
flightless, lacking hind wings
Works Cited
1.Revision of western hemisphere Dacoderinae with a phylogenetic analysis of world taxa (Coleoptera: Salpingidae)
Aalbu R.L., Andrews F.G., Pollock D.A. . 2005. Coleopterists Society Monographs. Patricia Vaurie Series 4: 1-40.