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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
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 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)
Size
2.9-4.9 mm(1)
Identification
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)
Range
s. TX (Cameron, Hidalgo, and San Patricio counties) - Map (1)(2)
Habitat
taken mostly on soil surface (3)
Season
Mar-Oct (3)
Remarks
Texas considers this sp. a SGCN (4)
Print References
Riley E.G., King J.E. (2009) Element record datasheets submitted to Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, Wildlife Division, Austin. (3)