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Species Cryptamorpha desjardinsii - Desjardin's Beetle

Cryptamorpha desjardinsii (Guérin-Méneville) - Cryptamorpha desjardinsii Cryptamorpha desjardinsii
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 Brontinae
Tribe Telephanini
Genus Cryptamorpha
Species desjardinsii (Desjardin's Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Cryptamorpha desjardinsi (Guérin-Méneville 1844)
3.4-4.4 mm
native to tropical Asia, now cosmopolitan; in our area, FL-AL(1)
Internet References
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.
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