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Family Cerylonidae - Minute Bark Beetles

Minute Bark Beetle - Cerylon unicolor Minute bark beetle (Cerylonid) - Philothermus glabriculus Cerylon unicolor Lapethus discretus Casey - Mychocerus discretus Philothermus stephani Unknown?? Unknown Beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Philothermus floridensis (Sen Gupta & Crowson) - Philothermus floridensis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Cerylonidae (Minute Bark Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cerylidae, Aculagnathidae, Dolosidae
Euxestidae and Murmidiidae used to be treated in this family [e.g., in(1)]
Explanation of Names
Cerylonidae Billberg 1820
12 spp. in 4 genera in our area, 38 genera worldwide(1)(2)(3)
Overview of our fauna
Family Cerylonidae
1-5 mm
keys to species in(4)
worldwide, most diverse in the tropics(1)
See Also
Print References
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Order Coleoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
Ślipiński S.A., Leschen R.A.B., Lawrence J.F. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 203–208.
3.A monograph of the world Cerylonidae (Coleoptera; Cucujoidea). Part 1 - Introduction and higher classification
Ślipiński S.A. 1991. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 88: 1--273.
4.The North American Cerylonidae (Coleoptera: Clavicornia)
John F. Lawrence and Karl Stephan. 1975. Cambridge Entomological Club.
5.The Cerylonidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada
C.G. Majka, D. Langor. 2011. Journal of the Acadian Entomological Society 7: 44-49.
6.Two species of Cerylonidae new to Florida and the U.S. (Coleoptera)
Thomas M.C., Skelley P.E., Lundgren R.W. 1995. Insecta Mundi 9: 46.