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Species Eusattus muricatus

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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 Pimeliinae
Tribe Coniontini
Genus Eusattus
Species muricatus (Eusattus muricatus)
Explanation of Names
Eusattus muricatus LeConte 1851
muricatus 'raspy'
Numbers
2 sspp., of which one restricted to Baja(1)
Size
11-13 mm(2)
Identification
see(3)
Range
w US (WA-CA to ID-CO-TX)(1)
Habitat
Sandy habitats(2)
Print References
Doyen J.T., Rogers E. (1984) Environmental determinants of size variation in Eusattus muricatus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 57: 483-489. (Full text)
Epps T.M., Britten H.B., Rust R.W. (1998) Historical biogeography of Eusattus muricatus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) within the Great Basin, western North America. J. Biogeogr. 25(5): 957-968. (Full text)
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.Field Guide to Beetles of California
Arthur V. Evans and James N. Hogue. 2006. University of California Press.
3.Systematics of Eusattus and Conisattus (Coleoptera; Tenebrionidae; Coniontini; Eusatti)
Doyen J.T. 1984. Occasional Papers of the Calif. Acad. Sci. 141: 1-104.