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Genus Octotemnus

Coleoptera - Octotemnus - male Coleoptera - Octotemnus - male Minute Tree-fungus Beetle - Octotemnus glabriculus Minute Tree-fungus Beetle - Octotemnus glabriculus Octotemnus - male - female Octotemnus spp. - Octotemnus Octotemnus spp. - Octotemnus Coleoptera - Octotemnus - male
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 Ciidae (Minute Tree-fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Ciinae
Tribe Orophiini
Genus Octotemnus
Explanation of Names
Octotemnus Mellié 1847
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (one discovered in 2003-7 in se. US), ~20 total(1)
Range
holarctic (highly diversified in the Palaearctic) & Indo-Pacific, but with no species restricted to NA(2)(1); in our area, the holarctic O. glabriculus is transcontinental in Canada, widespread in e. US and along the Pacific(3), the second species discovered in 2000s in se. US (VA-TX);
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.The Ciidae (Coleoptera) of New Brunswick, Canada: New records and new synonyms
Lopes-Andrade C., Webster R.P., Webster V.L., Alderson C.A., Hughes C.C., Sweeney J.D. 2016. Zookeys 573: 339–366.
3.Revision of the North American Ciidae (Coleoptera)
Lawrence J.F. 1971. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 142: 419-522.