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Species Dacoderus steineri

Dacoderus steineri Aalbu, Andrews and Pollock, 2005 - Dacoderus steineri Dacoderus steineri Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock - Dacoderus steineri Dacoderus steineri Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock - Dacoderus steineri
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
Species steineri (Dacoderus steineri)
Explanation of Names
Dacoderus steineri Aalbu, Andrews & Pollock 2006
Patronym for Warren Steiner, who collected the first specimen(1)
2.9-4.9 mm(1)
eye facets reduced in number (20-30), the eye rests upon a broad plate-like extension of the gena and is not visible from below(1)
c. to s. TX (Cameron, Hidalgo, San Patricio, Bexar, and Mills counties) - Map (1)(2)(3)
taken mostly on soil surface (4)
Mar-Oct (4)
Texas considers this a SGCN (5)
Print References
Aalbu R.L., Andrews F.G., Pollock D.A. (2005) Revision of western hemisphere Dacoderinae with a phylogenetic analysis of world taxa (Coleoptera: Salpingidae). Coleopterists Society Monographs. Patricia Vaurie Series 4: 1-40.
Riley E.G., King J.E. (2009) Element record datasheets submitted to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Austin. (4)