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Species Sacodes pulchella

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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
Species pulchella (Sacodes pulchella)
Explanation of Names
Sacodes pulchella (Guérin-Méneville 1843)
pulchella 'pretty'
3.5-5.0 mm(1)
e. NA (NS-ON to FL-TX) - Map (1)(2)(3)
forests; on tree trunks and vegetation; come to light(1)
See Also
S. thoracica is less than 3.75 mm (M. Pintar, 2021, pers. comm.)
- mostly occurs e. of the Appalachians (BG data)
Det. J. Rosenfeld, 2016
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)