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Tribe Phengodini

Phengodes plumosa - Phengodes - male Pterotus obscuripennis ? - Zarhipis integripennis - male Phengodes beetle with fancy antennae - Phengodes Carabidae? - Phengodes Male, Zarhipis integripennis? - Zarhipis integripennis - male Male, Phengodes arizonensis? - Phengodes - male Phengodidae - Phengodes
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Phengodidae (Glowworm Beetles)
Tribe Phengodini
Numbers
13 spp. in 2 genera in our area, 55 spp. in 4 genera total(1)
Identification
Separated from Mastinocerini by size; larger species over 10 mm in length (1).
Range
primarily neotropical group ranging into so. US (Phengodes plumosa reaches ON); in our area, Zarhipis are western (WA-CA-NM), and Phengodes widespread in the east and across the south(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.