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Species Dendroides canadensis

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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 Pyrochroidae (Fire-Colored Beetles)
Subfamily Pyrochroinae
Genus Dendroides
Species canadensis (Dendroides canadensis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dendroides cyanipennis Latreille 1817(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Dendroides canadensis Latreille 1810
Size
7.0-16.0 mm(3)
Identification
female / male

larva: urogomphi (tail spines) relatively planar, not recurved:
Range
e. NA (NS-FL to MB-OK)(3)(4)
Habitat
Larvae almost always found only on the upper face & sides of a felled tree. --D.K. Young
Remarks
Adults active at night. Perhaps the most abundant species of the genus.
Works Cited
1.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
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3.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
4.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)