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Species Sacodes pulchella

Scirtidae, dorsal - Sacodes pulchella Marsh Beetle - Sacodes pulchella Scirtidae, dorsal - Sacodes pulchella Beetle - Sacodes pulchella Scirtidae - Sacodes pulchella Sacodes thoracica - Sacodes pulchella Sacodes pulchella Darkling beetle: Diaperis? - Sacodes pulchella
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Scirtoidea
Family Scirtidae (Marsh Beetles)
Genus Sacodes
Species pulchella (Sacodes pulchella)
Explanation of Names
Sacodes pulchella (Guérin-Méneville 1843)
pulchella 'pretty'
Size
3.5-5.0 mm(1)
Identification
variable:
S. thoracica is under 3.75 mm (M. Pintar, 2021, pers. comm.)
Range
e. NA (NS-ON to FL-TX; map)(1)(2)(3)
Habitat
forests; on tree trunks and vegetation; come to light(1)
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)