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Species Microprius rufulus

Microprius sp. - Microprius rufulus Microprius rufulus Colydiinae - better photos 1 of 3 - Microprius rufulus zopheridae of sorts? - Microprius rufulus Cylindrical Bark Beetle on stump - Microprius rufulus Cylindrical Bark Beetle on stump - Microprius rufulus Cylindrical Bark Beetle on stump - Microprius rufulus Cylindrical Bark Beetle on stump - Microprius rufulus
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Colydiinae (Cylindrical Bark Beetles)
Tribe Synchitini
Genus Microprius
Species rufulus (Microprius rufulus)
Explanation of Names
Microprius rufulus (Motschulsky 1863)
Range
s. Calif., VA - Map (1)(2), widespread in the Old World
Habitat
under bark of various trees; comes to light(1)