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Darkling beetles

Patrice Bouchard
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taxon links [up-->]Pimeliinae [up-->]Alleculinae [up-->]Stenochiinae [up-->]Diaperinae [up-->]Lagriinae [up-->]Cossyphodinae [up-->]Tenebrioninae [up-->]Phrenapatinae [down<--]Tenebrionoidea Interpreting the tree
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Containing group: Tenebrionoidea

Other Names for Tenebrionidae


Bouchard, P., Löbl, I., and Merkl, O. 2007. Nomenclatural notes on tenebrionid beetles of the Palaearctic Region (Insecta: Coleoptera). Annales Zoologici 57(3):385-394.

Bouchard, P., Lawrence, J.F., Davies, A.E., and Newton, A.F. 2005. Synoptic classification of the world Tenebrionidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) with a review of family-group names. Annales Zoologici, 55(4):499-530.

see also References dealing with the higher classification of Tenebrionidae (updated from Bouchard et al. 2005)

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Scientific Name Eleodes hispilabris
Location United States
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Behavior feeding on fallen flower petal
Life Cycle Stage adult
Source #5209096
Source Collection Bugwood Network/Forestry Images
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License - Version 3.0.
Copyright © Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, United States
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Patrice Bouchard
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

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Bouchard, Patrice. 2008. Tenebrionidae. Darkling beetles. Version 06 November 2008 (temporary). http://tolweb.org/Tenebrionidae/10315/2008.11.06 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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