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Tribe Eustrophini

tetratomid - Eustrophopsis bicolor Black beetle under bark - Eustrophopsis bicolor Small Beetle - Eustrophopsis bicolor Eustrophopsis arizonensis (Horn) - Eustrophopsis arizonensis Synstrophus repandus Tetratomidae, lateral - Synstrophus repandus Beetle IMG_9350 - Eustrophopsis bicolor Eustrophopsis bicolor
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 Tetratomidae (Polypore Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Eustrophinae
Tribe Eustrophini
Numbers
3 genera, with 9 spp. in our area and ~70 total (all but 9 spp. are in Eustrophopsis)(1)
Range
Eustrophopsis, the largest genus of the subfamily, is widespread in the New World & Subsaharan Africa; the other 2 genera are both holarctic(2)