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Species Bacanius punctiformis

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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)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Dendrophilinae
Tribe Bacaniini
Genus Bacanius
No Taxon (subgenus Bacanius)
Species punctiformis (Bacanius punctiformis)
Explanation of Names
Bacanius punctiformis (J.L. LeConte 1853)
Size
.7-.8 mm(1)
Range
e NA (QC-ON to FL-TX)(1)(2)(3)
Habitat
on fungi and under bark(1)
Works Cited
1.The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 24. Coleoptera Histeridae
Bousquet Y., Laplante S. 2006. NRC Research press, Ottawa. 485 pp.
2.A Distributional Checklist of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida
3.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.