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Species Gondwanocrypticus pictus

Tenebrionidae? - Gondwanocrypticus pictus Tenebrionidae? - Gondwanocrypticus pictus Tenebrionidae? - Gondwanocrypticus pictus Tenebrionidae? - Gondwanocrypticus pictus
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 Diaperinae
Tribe Crypticini
Genus Gondwanocrypticus
Species pictus (Gondwanocrypticus pictus)
Explanation of Names
Gondwanocrypticus pictus (Gebien 1928)
Size
2.5-3.7 mm(1)
Range
native to S. America, adventive in NA (se US: NC-FL-MS)(2)
Habitat
Under leaf litter near ant nests(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: 1954(2)
Works Cited
1.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.
2.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.