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Species Phenolia grossa

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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 Phenolia
Species grossa (Phenolia grossa)
Explanation of Names
Phenolia grossa (Fabricius 1801)
Size
6.0-8.5 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-NC-AL to ON-MN-NM)(2)(3)
Habitat
under bark and on fungi(4)
Season
year round(4)
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of Wisconsin sap and short-winged flower beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae, Kateretidae)
Price M.B., Young D.K. 2006. Insecta Mundi 20: 69-84.
2.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.
3.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
4.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.