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Genus Axylophilus

Axylophilus sp. EGR 1 - Axylophilus
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 Axylophilus
Explanation of Names
Axylophilus Casey 1895
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (1)
Range
southmost TX (Cameron Co.), FL - Map (1)(2)
Life Cycle
adults of FL endemic sp., Axylophilus yucca Casey, taken on Yucca. (1)
Print References
Werner, F.G. 1990. Revision of the Aderidae of eastern North America. Journal of the New York Entomological. Society 98: 187–232.
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)