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Genus Lyctus

Elongated beetle - Lyctus carbonarius beetle - Lyctus carbonarius Lyctus caribeanus pine borer? - Lyctus carbonarius Southern Lyctus Beetle? - Lyctus Southern Lyctus Beetle? - Lyctus Mojave-48 - Lyctus Mojave-48 - Lyctus
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 Lyctus
Explanation of Names
Lyctus Fabricius 1792
Numbers
the largest genus of the subfamily, with 5 native and 3 established adventive spp. in our area, and 25 spp. worldwide(1)
Identification
key to New World spp. in(2)
Range
worldwide(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.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.