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Species Vacusus confinis

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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 Anthicidae (Antlike Flower Beetles)
Subfamily Anthicinae
Genus Vacusus
Species confinis (Vacusus confinis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Vacusus confinis (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Anthicus confinis LeConte 1851
Size
~ 3mm (BG data)
Range
w. US (ID-CA to KS-AR-TX) & Mexico (D.S. Chandler, pers. comm. to =v=)
Remarks
Common at lights; perhaps the most commonly collected anthicid in the Southwest (D.S. Chandler, 27.viii.2006)
See Also
Vacusus vicinus has a black form:
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1851. Descriptions of new species of Coleoptera, from California. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York, 5: 125-219.