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Genus Synchita

In-oak-bark pupa/beetle - Synchita fuliginosa Microsicus variegatus - Synchita lecontei Microsicus parvulus (Guérin-Méneville) - Synchita parvula something bark beetle - Synchita fuliginosa Synchita fuliginosa Melsheimer - Synchita fuliginosa Synchita fuliginosa?? - Synchita fuliginosa beetle - Synchita fuliginosa Beetle - Synchita fuliginosa
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 Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Colydiinae (Cylindrical Bark Beetles)
Tribe Synchitini
Genus Synchita
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cicones Curtis 1827, Microsicus Sharp 1894(1)
Explanation of Names
Synchita Hellwig 1792
Numbers
5 spp. in our area, 10 in the New World, >40 worldwide(1)(1)
Identification
e. US (NJ-FL-OK) and one in the west (OR-CA to ID-AZ)(2)
Range
Almost cosmopolitan; in NA, 3 spp. in the East, one western, and one recently found in FL(3)(2)
Works Cited
1.Colydiine genera (Coleoptera: Zopheridae: Colydiinae) of the New World: A key and nomenclatural acts 30 Years in the making.
Ivie, M.A., N.P. Lord, I.A. Foley and S.A. Ślipiński. 2016. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(4): 755–788.
2.Lord N.P., Nearns E.H., Miller K.B. (2011-2013) Ironclad ID
3.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.