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Genus Zophobas

Teneb - Zophobas subnitens unkn beetle - Zophobas subnitens Teneb - Zophobas atratus Zophobas morio - Zophobas atratus Darkling Beetle - Zophobas subnitens Black Beetle - Zophobas subnitens Zophobas subnitens? - Zophobas subnitens Zophobas subnitens? - Zophobas subnitens
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 Tenebrioninae
Tribe Tenebrionini
Genus Zophobas
Explanation of Names
Zophobas Blanchard 1845
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1)
Range
neotropics into southernmost US (CA-TX, FL)(1)
Z. opacus (Sahlberg, 1823) from New Mexico to South America.
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of North America
Yves Bousquet, Donald B. Thomas, Patrice Bouchard, Aaron D. Smith, Rolf L. Aalbu, M. Andrew Johnston, Warren E. Steiner Jr. 2018. ZooKeys 728: 1-455.