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Species Eustrophopsis bicolor

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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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Tetratomidae (Polypore Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Eustrophinae
Tribe Eustrophini
Genus Eustrophopsis
Species bicolor (Eustrophopsis bicolor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eustrophinus bicolor Fabricius
Explanation of Names
Eustrophopsis bicolor (Fabricius 1792)
Size
4.2–6.5 mm(1)
Identification

may be separated from the other Nearctic Eustrophinae based on the following combination of characters:(1)
antennomeres distinctly contrasting: 1–4 rufous, 5–10 dark piceous to black, 11 yellow-orange;
pronotal punctation very fine, punctures not larger than diameter of setae;
males with oval setiferous pit on ventral edge of profemur;
meso- and metatibiae with numerous oblique ridges
Range
se. Canada (QC-MB) and most of the US west to WA-CA(1)
Habitat
under dead tree bark and on polypore fungi(2)
Remarks
common