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Species Ganascus ventricosus

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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 Aderidae (Ant-like Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Phytobaenini
Genus Ganascus
Species ventricosus (Ganascus ventricosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ganascus ventricosus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Xylophilus ventricosus LeConte 1875
Size
~1.8 mm(1)
Range
e US (ME-FL to IN-TX) - Map (2)(1)(3), mostly TX & FL
Habitat
Frequent on Texas red oak (Quercus buckleyi) in c. TX(4)
Season
May-Aug in c. TX(4)
Remarks
most commonly coll'ed arboreal aderid in c. TX(4)
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1875. Descriptions of new Coleoptera of the United States with notes on geographical distribution. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 5: 169–176.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard