Last revised: March 8, 2005

A Preliminary Checklist of the Flat Bark Beetles of the World

(Family Cucujidae (s. str.))

by Michael C. Thomas

Genus Species Author Distribution
Cucujus bicolor Smith Nepal
Cucujus c. clavipes Fabricius eastern North America
Cucujus c. puniceus Mannerheim western North America
Cucujus cinnaberinus Scopoli northern and central Europe
Cucujus coccinatus Lewis Japan
Cucujus grouvellei Reitter Himalaya
Cucujus haematodes Erichson central Europe to Siberia
Cucujus imperialis Lewis Assam, Taiwan
Cucujus kempi Grouvelle Abor Country
Cucujus mniszechi Grouvelle Japan
Cucujus opacus Lewis Japan
Palaestes abruptus Sharp Panama
Palaestes freyreissi Heyden Brazil
Palaestes nicaraguae Sharp Nicaragua
Palaestes nigriceps Waterhouse Chiguinda
Palaestes nigridens Sharp Panama
Palaestes scutellaris Sharp Guatemala
Palaestes tenuicornis Waterhouse Peru
Palaestes variipes Sharp Guatemala
Pediacus andrewsi Thomas western North America
Pediacus ater Grouvelle Sumatra
Pediacus bhutanicus Sen Gupta Bhutan
Pediacus confertus Sharp Guatemala
Pediacus depressus (Herbst) Palaearctic
Pediacus dermestoides (Fabricius) Palaearctic
Pediacus elongatus Sen Gupta Bhutan
Pediacus fuscus Erichson Holarctic
Pediacus gracilis Thomas western North America
Pediacus hesperoglaber Thomas western North America
Pediacus japonicus Reitter Japan
Pediacus kurosawai Sasaji Japan
Pediacus major Sharp Guatemala
Pediacus mexicanus Sharp Mexico
Pediacus montivagus Champion India
Pediacus ommatodon Thomas western North America
Pediacus rufipes Grouvelle India
Pediacus similis Sharp Guatemala
Pediacus smirnovi Nikitsky and Belov Azerbaijan and Iran
Pediacus stephani Thomas western North America
Pediacus subglaber LeConte eastern North America
Pediacus tabellatus Wollaston Canary Is.
Platisus coloniarius Olliff Australia
Platisus integricollis Reitter Australia
Platisus moerosus (Pascoe) Australia
Platisus obscurus Erichson Australia: Tasmania
Platisus zelandicus Marris & Klimaszewski New Zealand

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