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Species Minthea reticulata

Minthea reticulata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Bostrichoidea
Family Bostrichidae (Horned Powder-post Beetles)
Subfamily Lyctinae (Powder-post Beetles)
Tribe Lyctini
Genus Minthea (Tropical Powderpost Beetles)
Species reticulata (Minthea reticulata)
Explanation of Names
Minthea reticulata Lesne 1931
Size
2.3-3.5 mm(1)
Range
of oriental origin, intercepted in e. US(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: MA 1941(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.