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Species Oxacis cana

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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 Oedemeridae (False Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Oedemerinae
Tribe Asclerini
Genus Oxacis
Species cana (Oxacis cana)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oxacis cana (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Asclera cana LeConte 1854
Explanation of Names
cana (L). 'ash-colored' (1)
Size
8-12 mm(2)
Range
sc US to AZ (KY-MO to TX-AZ) - Map (2)(3), most records AZ & TX-OK
Remarks
Type Locality: AZ
Print References
Champion, G.C. (1890) Biologia Centrali-Americana: Insecta. Coleoptera. Heteromera (part). Volume IV, Part 2, Tab. 7, Fig. 18-19
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A revision of the Nearctic Oedemeridae (Coleoptera)
Arnett R.H., Jr. 1951. American Midland Naturalist 45: 257-391.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)