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Species Toramus pulchellus

Beetle - Toramus pulchellus patterned fungus beetle - Toramus pulchellus Erotylidae - Toramus pulchellus Cryptophagidae - Toramus pulchellus Beetle - Toramus pulchellus Minute beetle - Toramus pulchellus Toramus pulchellus Toramus pulchellus
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 (Erotylid series)
Family Erotylidae (Pleasing Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Xenoscelinae
Genus Toramus
Species pulchellus (Toramus pulchellus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Toramus pulchellus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Tomarus pulchellus LeConte, 1866
Explanation of Names
pulchellus (L). 'beautiful' (1)
Range
e US (TX-FL-NH-IA) (2),(BG data)
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.