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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Sesaspis emarginata

Ironclad Beetle? - Sesaspis emarginata Ironclad - Sesaspis emarginata Beetle - Sesaspis emarginata Sesaspis emarginata (Horn) - Sesaspis emarginata Darkling beetle of some sort?  - Sesaspis emarginata Darkling beetle of some sort?  - Sesaspis emarginata Sesaspis? - Sesaspis emarginata
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 Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Zopherinae (Ironclad Beetles)
Tribe Zopherini
Genus Sesaspis
Species emarginata (Sesaspis emarginata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sesaspis emarginata (Horn)
Orig. Comb: Noserus emarginatus Horn, 1878
Range
c. TX to ne. Mex. (plus one record from se. NM) (1)
Remarks
Widespread but uncommon throughout c. TX(1)
Print References
García-París M., Coca-Abia M.M., Parra-Olea G. (2006) Re-evaluation of the genera Phloeodes, Noserus, and Nosoderma (Coleoptera: Zopheridae) with a description of a new species of Nosoderma from northern Mexico. Ann. Soc. ent. Fr. 42: 215–230.
Horn, G.H. 1878. Contributions to the coleopterology of the United States, No.2. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 7: 51-60.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard