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Species Gondwanocrypticus platensis

Coleoptera - Gondwanocrypticus platensis South American Teneb in California - Gondwanocrypticus platensis South American Teneb in California - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Early record for South American Teneb - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Tiny beetle - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Tai Chi Beetle - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Tiny Beetle - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Tenebrionidae Coniontis species? - Gondwanocrypticus platensis
Classification
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Diaperinae
Tribe Crypticini
Genus Gondwanocrypticus
Species platensis (Gondwanocrypticus platensis)
Range
native to S. America, recently introduced to NA (based on Warren Steiner's pers. comm. to Kojun Kanda)