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Species Philothermus glabriculus

Small brown beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Minute Bark Beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Philothermus glabriculus Philothermus glabriculus? - Philothermus glabriculus minute bark beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Beetle - Philothermus glabriculus Cerylonidae Philothermus sp. ? - Philothermus glabriculus
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Cerylonidae (Minute Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Ceryloninae
Genus Philothermus
Species glabriculus (Philothermus glabriculus)
Explanation of Names
Philothermus glabriculus LeConte 1863
glabriculus = 'rather smooth'
1.9-2.3 mm(1)
e. NA (1)
under bark, in rotten logs, sawdust piles, malt traps, leaf litter, tree holes, and forest debris(1)
the most common eastern cerylonid; may occur with Cerylon unicolor, which is easily distinguished by the much narrower form and 1-segmented antennal club(1)
See Also
P. puberulus is smaller (1.6-1.9 mm), more elongate; has numerous long, erect hairs; distinctly crenulate pronotal sides; and coarser, denser pronotal punctation(1)
Works Cited
1.The North American Cerylonidae (Coleoptera: Clavicornia)
John F. Lawrence and Karl Stephan. 1975. Cambridge Entomological Club.