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Family Callirhipidae - Callirhipid Cedar Beetles

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea
Family Callirhipidae (Callirhipid Cedar Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated in Rhipiceridae; also related to basal Elateroidea, like Artematopodidae and Brachypsectridae
Explanation of Names
Callirhipidae Emden 1924
Numbers
a single species in our area; ~150 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(1)(2)
Size
9-23 mm
Range
warmer parts of the world, all continents(3); in our area, e. US (NJ-FL to NE-TX)(4)
Habitat
Larvae live in rotten (esp. white-rotted) wood(1)
Remarks
Adults probably very short-lived(1)
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