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For the United States & Canada

Species Sacodes fuscipennis

Sacodes fuscipennis (Guérin) - Sacodes fuscipennis Sacodes cf. fuscipennis - Sacodes fuscipennis Sacodes fuscipennis
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 fuscipennis (Sacodes fuscipennis)
Explanation of Names
Sacodes fuscipennis (Guérin-Méneville 1843)
4.5-5.0 mm(1)
e US, Ont. (ON to PA-IN-TX) - Map (1)(2)(3), rare, scattered records, PA, TX, and IN are the same three states called out be Leng (1920)(4), but note that the Ind. record actually applies to pulchella
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
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)
4.Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
Charles W. Leng. 1920. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.