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Species Carpophilus dimidiatus - Cornsap Beetle

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 (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Carpophilinae
Genus Carpophilus
No Taxon (subgenus Myothorax)
Species dimidiatus (Cornsap Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Carpophilus dimidiatus (Fabricius 1792)
Size
1.6-1.8 mm(1); 2.2-3.2 mm(2)
Identification
adult habitus photos: 1, 2
Range
native to the Neotropics(3) (likely Old World tropics -- A.R. Cline, pers. comm. to =v= 5.iv.2011), now almost cosmopolitan(4); all tropical and temperate parts of the world(5); in NA, north to NB-BC(6)
Internet References
Fact sheet (Walker 2008)(1)