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Genus Cryptocarenus

Cryptocarenus seriatus Eggers - Cryptocarenus seriatus - female
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 Curculionoidea (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Family Curculionidae (Snout and Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Scolytinae (Bark and Ambrosia Beetles)
Tribe Scolytini (Typical Bark Beetles)
Subtribe Cryphalina
Genus Cryptocarenus
Explanation of Names
Cryptocarenus Eggers 1937
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 14 total(1)
Size
females 1.4–3.0 mm, males 30% smaller(1)
Range
FL & TX to Argentina(1)
Food
pith borers in small twigs(2)
Life Cycle
males flightless(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Mercado J.E. (2011) Bark beetle genera of the United States
2.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.