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Genus Telephanus

Silvanid Flat Bark Beetle - Telephanus atricapillus Hairy black and orange beetle - Telephanus atricapillus Telephanus atricapillus Coleoptera sp - Telephanus atricapillus Telephanus atricapillus small elongate beetle - Telephanus atricapillus Telephanus lecontei? - Telephanus lecontei Telephanus lecontei? - Telephanus lecontei
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 Brontinae
Tribe Telephanini
Genus Telephanus
Explanation of Names
Telephanus Erichson 1846
by far the largest genus of its family, with ~110 spp. worldwide but just two in our area(1)
primarily Neotropical (+5 spp. in Madagascar & nearby islands); in our area, one sp. in e. NA, another in AZ(1)