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Tribe Monommatini - Opossum Beetles

Hyporhagus punctulatus Ironclad or teneb? - Hyporhagus gilensis Beetle - Hyporhagus punctulatus Oval blue teneb-like beetle - Hyporhagus gilensis Oval blue teneb-like beetle - Hyporhagus gilensis Unknown Beetle - Hyporhagus Hyporhagus gilensis? - Hyporhagus gilensis Coleoptera - Hyporhagus
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 Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Zopherinae (Ironclad Beetles)
Tribe Monommatini (Opossum Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a family (Monommatidae) or a subfamily
Explanation of Names
Monommatini Blanchard 1845
5 spp. in 2 genera in our area (plus an unconfirmed record of another genus), 75 spp. in 6 genera in the New World, ~300 spp. in 15 genera total(1)
Key to spp. in[Cite:470346,215,224]
worldwide, with highest diversity in Madagascar; in our area, s. US (FL-CA-UT)(1)
See Also
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.