Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Synchroa punctata

beetle larva - Synchroa punctata 5002729 - Synchroa punctata Synchroa punctata Synchroidae, dorsal - Synchroa punctata Synchroa Bark Beetle - Synchroa punctata Synchroa Bark Beetle larva - Synchroa punctata Synchroa punctata Pennsylvania Beetle for ID - Synchroa punctata
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 Synchroidae (Synchroa Bark Beetles)
Genus Synchroa
Species punctata (Synchroa punctata)
Explanation of Names
Synchroa punctata Newman 1838
Size
7.0-13.0 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-FL to MB-OK)(2)(3)(4)(5)
Habitat
under bark; common at lights
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
4.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
5.False darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Melandryidae) and allies of the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
Majka C.G., Pollock D.A. 2010. NRC Research Press. Ottawa, Ontario.