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Genus Cathartosilvanus

Silvanid? - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Silvanid flat bark beetle - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Flat bark beetle - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Cathartosilvanus vulgaris (Grouvelle) - Cathartosilvanus vulgaris Silvanid  - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Silvanid - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Beetle - Cathartosilvanus imbellis Silvanidae Cathartosilvanus perhaps - Cathartosilvanus imbellis
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 (Cucujid series)
Family Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Silvaninae
Genus Cathartosilvanus
Explanation of Names
Cathartosilvanus Grouvelle 1912
2 spp. in our area, 5 spp. total(1)
New World, mostly Neotropical(1)