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Subfamily Silvaninae

Silvanid Flat Bark Beetle - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Silvanidae? - Nausibius repandus Monanus concinnulus (Walker) - Monanus concinnulus Ahasverus rectus (LeConte) - Ahasverus rectus Powderpost fears - Silvanoprus angusticollis Silvanus - Silvanus muticus Almost over looked this tiny beetle - Pensus gilae Unknown - Cathartosilvanus imbellis
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
ca. 30 spp. in 11 genera in our area(1)
several genera revised in(2)
includes several important stored food pests
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.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.