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Species Stelidota octomaculata

Coleoptera - Stelidota octomaculata Stelidota? - Stelidota octomaculata Coleoptera - Stelidota octomaculata Nitidulid - Stelidota octomaculata Overwintering Nitulid - Stelidota octomaculata Nitidulid - Stelidota octomaculata Nitidulidae - Stelidota octomaculata Beetle emerging from collection of unripe Carya texana fruit collected from ground - Stelidota octomaculata
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 (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Nitidulinae
Tribe Nitidulini
No Taxon (Phenolia complex)
Genus Stelidota
Species octomaculata (Stelidota octomaculata)
Explanation of Names
Stelidota octomaculata (Say 1825)
Numbers
2.2-3.5 mm(1)
Identification

Det. V. Belov, 2010
Range
e NA to AZ (NS-FL to ON-WI-AZ)(1)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.