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Genus Thorictodes

Thorictodes heydeni Reitter - Thorictodes heydeni Thorictodes heydeni Reitter - Thorictodes heydeni
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Dermestidae (Carpet Beetles)
Tribe Thorictini
Genus Thorictodes
Numbers
A single [cosmopolitan] sp. in our area(1), 5 spp. total
Range
our sp. is cosmopolitan; others are scattered across the tropics worldwide (Guyana, Congo, India, s. China)
Remarks
most info provided by Andreas Herrmann (pers. comm. to =v= 4/10/10)
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.