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Genus Silvanus

flat bark beetle - Silvanus bidentatus beetle - Silvanus bidentatus Cedar beetle? - Silvanus bidentatus Colydiinae ?? - Silvanus bidentatus Silvanidae - Silvanus nitidulus Silvanus sp.? - Silvanus muticus Beetle - Silvanus bidentatus Silvanidae Silvaninae ? - Silvanus planatus
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)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Silvaninae
Genus Silvanus
Explanation of Names
Silvanus Latreille 1804
Latin silva 'woods'
Numbers
9 spp. in our area, of which 6 adventive(1), 22 spp. worldwide(2)
Range
mostly warmer regions of the Old World, with several spp. widely Palaeotropical, 8 so. Asian, 4 Afrotropical, 3 Nearctic, and one Palaearctic(2)
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.Thomas M.C. (-2011) A preliminary checklist of the flat bark beetles of the world