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Species Trox foveicollis

Trox foveicollis - male Trox foveicollis - male
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 Trogidae (Hide Beetles)
Genus Trox (Hide Beetles)
Species foveicollis (Trox foveicollis)
Explanation of Names
Trox foveicollis Harold 1872
foveicollis = 'with pitted neck/pronotum'
Size
5.1-6.4 mm(1)
Identification
Tifts of hair on ridges of elytra; pronotum sculptured heavily (2)
Range
e NA (ON-FL to NE-TX)(1)(3)
Works Cited
1.The Scarabaeoid Beetles of Nebraska
Brett C. Ratcliffe & M.J. Paulsen. 2008. University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol 22, 570 pp.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
3.Bousquet Y., ed. (1991) Checklist of the beetles of Canada and Alaska