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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Sacodes

Scirtidae, dorsal - Sacodes pulchella Beetle 17 - Sacodes thoracica Scirtidae - Sacodes pulchella Beetle - Sacodes thoracica Marsh Beetle Sacodes pulchella - Sacodes pulchella Tried but failed to identify this very distinctly marked beetle - Sacodes pulchella ? Scirtidae - Sacodes pulchella Pennsylvania Beetle  - Sacodes pulchella
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Scirtoidea (Plate-thigh and Marsh Beetles)
Family Scirtidae (Marsh Beetles)
Genus Sacodes
Explanation of Names
Sacodes LeConte 1854
3 spp. in our area(1)
e. NA(1)
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.