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Genus Pseudochodaeus

Pseudochodaeus estriatus (Schaeffer) - Pseudochodaeus estriatus Pseudochodaeus estriatus (Schaeffer) - Pseudochodaeus estriatus Pseudochodaeus estriatus (Schaeffer) - Pseudochodaeus estriatus
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)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Ochodaeidae (Sand-loving Scarab Beetles)
Genus Pseudochodaeus
Numbers
monotypic genus(1)(2)
Range
so. OR to c. CA(1)
Remarks
the only nearctic representative of the otherwise African subfamily Chaetocanthinae (4 genera total)(1)(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.Nomenclatural changes in the Nearctic Ochodaeinae and description of two new genera (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Ochodaeidae)
Paulsen M.J. 2007. Insecta Mundi 0021: 1-13.