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Tribe Phytobaenini

Ganascus ventricosus Ganascus ventricosus (LeConte) - Ganascus ventricosus Ganascus ventricosus (LeConte) - Ganascus ventricosus Aderid - Ganascus ventricosus Aderid - Ganascus ptinoides - male Aderid - Ganascus ptinoides - male Ant-like Leaf Beetle - Ganascus ventricosus Aderidae? from rotting Quercus velutina wood - Ganascus ventricosus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Aderidae (Ant-like Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Phytobaenini
Explanation of Names
Phytobaenini Baguena 1948
3 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1)
New World, Australia, Oriental Region; in our area, e. US(1)
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.