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Species Bothrotes canaliculatus

beetles - Bothrotes canaliculatus Beetle - Bothrotes canaliculatus Bothrotes canaliculatus acutus - Bothrotes canaliculatus Florida beetle - Bothrotes canaliculatus Beach Beetle 5 - Bothrotes canaliculatus Teneb - Bothrotes canaliculatus Bothrotes canaliculatus (Say) - Bothrotes canaliculatus Bronze Darkling Beetle - Bothrotes? - Bothrotes canaliculatus
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 Pimeliinae
Tribe Epitragini
Genus Bothrotes
Species canaliculatus (Bothrotes canaliculatus)
Explanation of Names
Bothrotes canaliculatus (Say 1824)
3 sspp. in our area, 4 total(1)
8-14 mm(2)
B. c. acutus so US (FL-KS-NM) to Mexico; B. c. arundinis Atlantic states (NY-GA); B. c. canaliculatus c US (OH-WI-SD to TX-AZ) to Mexico(1)
on vegetation; comes to lights
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.
2.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.