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Species Stephostethus lardarius


Revision of the Lathridiidae of Boreal America
By Fall H.C.
Transactions of the American Entomological Society 26: 101–190, 1899

Latridiidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada: New records, keys to identification, new synonyms, distribution, and zoogeography
By Majka C.G., Langor D., Rücker W.H.
The Canadian Entomologist 141: 317-370, 2009
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Very helpful work, with keys, habitus drawings of all the non-corticariine spp. and diagnostic detail drawings of all corticariines, and a bounty of info on the Canadian fauna; great identification tool for most ne. US spp., too.

Phylogeny and classification of Cucujoidea and the recognition of a new superfamily Coccinelloidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)
By Robertson J.A., Ślipiński A., Moulton M., Shockley F.W., Giorgi A., Lord N.P., McKenna D.D., Tomaszewska W., Forrester J. ...
Syst. Entomol. doi: 10.1111/syen.12138, 2015

Synopsis of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from Canada. Part 4: Scarabaeoidea... [through Cleroidea]
By Klimaszewski J, Langor D, Smith A, Hoebeke E, Davies A, Pelletier G, Douglas HB, Webster RP, Bourdon C, Borowiec L, Scudder GGE
Pensoft Series Faunistica 116: 1-215, 2017
Full title: Synopsis of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from Canada. Part 4: Scarabaeoidea, Scirtoidea, Buprestoidea, Byrrhoidea, Elateroidea, Derodontoidea, Bostrichoidea, and Cleroidea

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Handbook of Zoology. Coleoptera Vol. 3: Morphology and Systematics (Phytophaga)
By Leschen R.A.B., Beutel R.G. (eds)
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. 687 pp., 2014

Review of the American Corylophidae, Cryptophagidae, Tritomidae and Dermestidae, with other studies
By T. L. Casey
New York Entomological Society, 1900
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(2): 51-172, 1900

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The Bothrideridae and Colydiidae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Clavicornia and Heteromera)
By Stephan K.H.
Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. xii, 65 p., 1989
Occasional Papers of the Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Vol.6
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Beetles of Western North America.
By Evans, A.V.
Princeton University Press, 2021
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From the author of the acclaimed Beetles of Eastern North America, a triumphant follow-up guide to western beetles, lavishly illustrated with more than 1,500 stunning color photographs.

• The only comprehensive color photographic guide to the region’s beetles
• Covers 1,428 species from all 131 families west of the Continental Divide, and offers tips for identifying more than 450 additional species
• Features more than 1,500 stunning color photographs