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Species Rhizophagus sayi

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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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
Family Monotomidae (Minute Clubbed Beetles)
Genus Rhizophagus
No Taxon (subgenus Rhizophagus)
Species sayi (Rhizophagus sayi)
Explanation of Names
Rhizophagus sayi Schaeffer, 1913
sayi = named after Thomas Say, a prominent American entomologist and naturalist of the early 19th century
Range
e. US (NH-SC-LA to MI-e.KS-TX)(1)(2)
Habitat
deciduous forests; recorded from oaks, American Beech, American Chestnut, Sugar Maple, and Black Cherry(1)