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Species Nosodendron californicum

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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 Derodontoidea (Tooth-necked Fungus Beetles)
Family Nosodendridae (Wounded-Tree Beetles)
Genus Nosodendron
Species californicum (Nosodendron californicum)
Explanation of Names
Nosodendron californicum Horn 1874
Size
5.0-6.0 mm
Range
throughout the Pacific Northwest(1)
Habitat
old growth pine forests, in slime fluxes that form from frost cracks or logging wounds; in the winter they take shelter in big ooze puddles that form at the base of the trees(1)