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

Species Uleiota dubia

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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 Brontini
Genus Uleiota
Species dubia (Uleiota dubia)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brontes dubius Fabricius
Explanation of Names
Uleiota dubia (Fabricius 1801)
4.5-5.5 mm(1)
fine yellowish hairs lacking
elytral margins paler than disk, apices more truncate
pronotal front angles and serrations more prominent
e. NA (NS-QC & e. US)(2)
under bark
Works Cited
1.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.