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Species Minthea rugicollis - Hairy Powderpost Beetle

Minthea rugicollis
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)
Superfamily Bostrichoidea (Carpet, Powder-post and Death-watch Beetles)
Family Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Lyctinae (Powder-post Beetles)
Tribe Lyctini
Genus Minthea (Tropical Powderpost Beetles)
Species rugicollis (Hairy Powderpost Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Minthea rugicollis (F. Walker 1858)
Size
2.0-3.0 mm(1)
Identification
Trachodes hispidus
Range
tropicopolitan, intercepted in several US states on materials imported from the tropics(1)
Food
polyphagous(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: PA 1929(1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the New World species of powder-post beetles belonging to the family Lyctidae.
Gerberg, E.J. 1957. USDA Technical Bulletin 1157: 1–55.