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

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

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

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

Photos of 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


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Subfamily Silvaninae

tiny bark beetle? - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Silvanid - Ahasverus rectus Ahasverus rectus Ahasverus rectus Silvanoprus scuticollis Silvanoprus? - Silvanus muticus Sonora2 J41 - Silvanus unidentatus Silvanid - Silvanus cf-recticollis
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 (Cucujid series)
Family Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Silvaninae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
see (1)
Numbers
ca. 30 spp. in 10 genera in our area(2)(1)
Identification
several genera revised in (3)
Range
worldwide
Remarks
includes several important stored food pests
Works Cited
1.New and little known Coleoptera (Silvanidae: Silvaninae) from Central and South America
Halstead D.G.H. 2020. Insecta Mundi 0842: 1-37.
2.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.
3.A revision of the genus Silvanus Latreille (s.l.) (Coleoptera: Silvanidae)
Halstead D.G.H. 1973. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. Entomol. 29(2): 37-112.