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Genus Telephanus

beetle - Telephanus atricapillus Silvanid  - Telephanus atricapillus Telephanus atricapillus Black-headed beetle - Telephanus atricapillus Telephanus atricapillus Telephanus atricapillus  Telephanus atricapillus - Telephanus atricapillus Telephanus lecontei? - Telephanus lecontei
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Silvanidae (Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Brontinae
Tribe Telephanini
Genus Telephanus
Explanation of Names
Telephanus Erichson 1846
Numbers
by far the largest genus of its family, with ~110 spp. worldwide but just two in our area(1)
Range
primarily Neotropical (+5 spp. in Madagascar & nearby islands); in our area, one sp. in e. NA, another in AZ(1)