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

Species Sacodes thoracica

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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 thoracica (Sacodes thoracica)
Explanation of Names
Sacodes thoracica (Guérin-Méneville 1843)
2.5-3.7 mm(1)
e. US, se CAN (QC-GA, MA-IA) (Tetrault, 1967), mostly e. of the Appalachians (BG data)
comes to lights
See Also
Sacodes pulchella (Guérin-Méneville)
- Range: e. N. Amer.
Det. M. Pintar, 2021
Print References
Tetrault, R.C. 1967. A revision of the family Helodidae (Coleoptera) for America north of Mexico. PhD thesis, University of Wisconsin. 160 pp.
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.