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Genus Cucujus

Flat Red Beetle - Cucujus clavipes Cucujus clavipes Cucujus clavipes Red Flat Bark Beetle - Cucujus clavipes Red Flat Bark Beetle Larva - Cucujus clavipes Red Flat Bark Beetle - Cucujus clavipes Cucujus clavipes Red Flat Bark Beetle - Cucujus clavipes
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Cucujidae (Flat Bark Beetles)
Genus Cucujus
Explanation of Names
Cucujus Fabricius 1775
Numbers
A single species (with 2 sspp.) in our area, 12 spp. worldwide(1)
Size
10-14 mm
Range
Holarctic, most diverse in e. Asia(1)
Habitat
under bark of dead trees and logs(1)