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Genus Baeocera

Shining Fungus Beetle - Baeocera Shining Fungus Beetle - Baeocera Shining Fungus Beetle - Baeocera Scaphidiinae? - Baeocera Baeocera? - Baeocera Shining fungus beetle - Baeocera Shining fungus beetle - Baeocera Shining Fungus Beetle - Baeocera falsata
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Scaphidiinae (Shining Fungus Beetles)
Tribe Scaphisomatini
Genus Baeocera
Explanation of Names
Baeocera Erichson 1845
~40 spp. in our area (1) (~220 worldwide)
Rocky Mtns east + 1 sp. in Pacific NW (1)(2) (worldwide)
Print References
Lobl, I., and K.H. Stephan. 1993. A review of the species of Baeocera Erichson (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Scaphidiinae) of America north of Mexico. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 100: 675–733.
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.