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Genus Loberus

possibly a byturid? - Loberus impressus Loberus ornatus Schaeffer - Loberus ornatus Lizard Beetle - Loberus impressus Lizard beetle - Loberus impressus Beetle - Loberus impressus Unknown - Loberus impressus Beetle - Loberus impressus This Loberus impresses  - Loberus impressus
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
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), ca. two dozen described spp. worldwide
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.