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Genus Golbachia

Golbachia impressicollis (Bonvouloir) - Golbachia impressicollis Small beetle - Golbachia impressicollis Golbachia impressicollis
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Eucnemidae (False Click Beetles)
Subfamily Melasinae
Tribe Dirhagini
Genus Golbachia
Numbers
Three species are distributed largely in the New World. Two of which are found in the Nearctic region.
Size
5.0-6.5 mm long.
Identification
The group is best identified by the widely spaced antennal sockets on the frons.


Key:

1 Notosternal antennal grooves parallel............................................................G. wrighti (Knull)
1' Notosternal antennal grooves apically narrowed.......................................G. impressicollis (Bonvouloir)
Range
The group is largely distributed in the Neotropics. Two Nearctic species are restricted mainly in southeastern U.S.
Habitat
Found largely in forested areas.
Season
March through July.
Food
Unknown.
Life Cycle
Unknown.
Print References
Muona, J. 2000. A Revision of the Nearctic Eucnemidae. Acta Zoologica Fennica. 212: 106 pp.