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Micromalthus debilis  LeConte, 1878
Taxonomic Serial No.: 109225

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): telephone-pole beetle [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderArchostemata Kolbe, 1908  
                                     FamilyMicromalthidae Barber, 1913 – micromalthid beetles, telephone-pole beetles  
                                        GenusMicromalthus LeConte, 1878  
                                           SpeciesMicromalthus debilis LeConte, 1878 – telephone-pole beetle  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Micromalthus debilis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Atkins, M. D.  
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: A catalog of the Coleoptera of America north of Mexico. Family: Micromalthidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: US Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Handbook, 529-2   
  Page(s): x + 1-3   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Micromalthus debilis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): LeConte, John L. / Hubbard, H. G., and E. A. Schwarz  
  Publication Date: 1878   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Coleoptera of Michigan: 1. Descriptions of New Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 17, no. 101   
  Page(s): 593-669   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Philips, T. Keith, and Daniel K. Young / Arnett, Ross H., Jr., and Michael C. Thomas, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 2. Micromalthidae Barber, 1913   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles, vol. 1: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia   
  Page(s): 22-23   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-1925-0   
  Reference for: Micromalthus debilis   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Middle America  
    North America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Introduced  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Mexico, Native  



  Comment: According to Atkins (1982) Micromalthus debilis is "introduced in Europe, South Africa, ?Neotropics; only BC in Canada"  
    According to Atkins (1982) Micromalthus debilis is "introduced in Europe, South Africa, ?Neotropics; only BC in Canada"  



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