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Genus Gondwanocrypticus

Coleoptera - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Coleoptera - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Beetle - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Gondwanocrypticus obsoletus - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Tenebrionidae? - Gondwanocrypticus pictus Gondwanocrypticus platensis Loomis-0BG.J.2020.23 - Gondwanocrypticus platensis Modesto-J.2021.1 - Gondwanocrypticus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Diaperinae
Tribe Crypticini
Genus Gondwanocrypticus
Explanation of Names
Gondwanocrypticus Español 1955
3 spp. in our area (of which only one native), 6 more in Mesoamerica(1)
neotropical genus ranging into e US; 2 spp. in our area are adventive (both widespread in the south) and one native (coastal Atlantic & Gulf states)(1)(2)
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.Collection records of the crypticine darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae: Crypticini, Gondwanocrypticus) from the Chesapeake Bay Reg
Steiner, W.E., Jr., and J.M. Swearingen. 2014. The Maryland Entomologist 6(2):27–37.