Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Malporus cinctus

Malporus cinctus (Say) - Malporus cinctus Malporus cinctus (Say) - Malporus cinctus Small brown and black beetle - Malporus cinctus Small brown and black beetle - Malporus cinctus Small brown and black beetle - Malporus cinctus Small, black and red beetle - Malporus cinctus Small, black and red beetle - Malporus cinctus Small, black and red beetle - Malporus cinctus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anthicinae
Genus Malporus
Species cinctus (Malporus cinctus)
Explanation of Names
Malporus cinctus (Say 1823)
cinctus = 'girdled'
Size
4.2-4.5 mm(1)
Identification
Elytral apices abruptly white; setae on head and pronotum subdecumbent(1)
Range
e. NA (ON-FL to SK-TX) - Map (1)(2)(3), GBIF records from c.TX-KS
Habitat
Most commonly coll. at UV lights near rivers(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Genus Malporus Casey (Coleoptera: Anthicidae: Anthicinae)
Donald S. Chandler. 1997. The Coleopterists Bulletin, Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 265-275.
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)