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Species Catogenus rufus

Unidentified Beetle - Catogenus rufus Passandrid - Catogenus rufus Coleoptera - Catogenus rufus Catogenus rufus Beetle for ID - Catogenus rufus Small Longhorn Beetle Species? - Catogenus rufus Beetle - Catogenus rufus Porchlight visitor - Catogenus rufus
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Passandridae (Parasitic Flat Bark Beetles)
Genus Catogenus
Species rufus (Catogenus rufus)
Explanation of Names
Catogenus rufus (Fabricius 1798)
Size
4-13 mm(1)
Identification
Range
e. NA (QC-ND to FL-TX) to Costa Rica(1)(BG data); the only Catogenus sp. east of AZ (M.C. Thomas, 28.viii.2008)
Habitat
under bark
Life Cycle
Larvae are ectoparasitoids of cerambycid and braconid pupae, adult feeding habits unknown(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.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.