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Genus Loberus

Silken Fungus Beetle? - Loberus impressus possibly a byturid? - Loberus impressus familiar-looking languriid - Loberus impressus Loberus ornatus Schaeffer - Loberus ornatus Beetle - Loberus impressus Unknown Beetle - Loberus Unknown Beetle - Loberus Be - Loberus impressus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea
No Taxon (Erotylid series)
Family Erotylidae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Xenoscelinae
Genus Loberus
Explanation of Names
Loberus LeConte 1861
4 spp. in our area(1), about two dozen described spp. worldwide

Loberus impressus LeConte (widespread)
Loberus ornatus Schaeffer (SW Texas into Mexico)
Loberus subglaber Casey (NJ)
in our area, eastern (*QC-ON-MI to FL-TX)(1)(*BG data); represented on most continents
Print References
Carlton CE, Townsend VR, Jr., Van Zandt PA, Mopper S (2000) Description of the larva of Loberus impressus (Coleoptera: Languriidae: Xenoscelinae) with notes on its natural history. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 93: 356-61. Full text
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.