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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Leptophloeus

Leptophloeus angustulus (LeConte) - Leptophloeus angustulus - male Leptophloeus? - Leptophloeus Laem - Leptophloeus angustulus Leptophloeus sp. - Leptophloeus - female
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 Laemophloeidae (Lined Flat Bark Beetles)
Genus Leptophloeus
Explanation of Names
Leptophloeus Casey 1916
A single species in our area(1), ~30 spp. total(2)
primarily Afrotropical & Palaearctic(2); in our area, e. US to OK(1)
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.Thomas M.C. (-2011) A preliminary checklist of the flat bark beetles of the world