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Subfamily Diaperinae

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 Diaperini
Subtribe Adelinina
Genus Adelina
Species bidens - Adelina bidens
Species pallida - Adelina pallida
Species plana - Adelina plana
Genus Alphitophagus
Species bifasciatus - Two-banded Fungus Beetle
Genus Cynaeus
Species angustus - Larger Black Flour Beetle
Species depressus - Cynaeus depressus
Genus Doliodesmus
Species charlesi - Doliodesmus charlesi
Genus Gnatocerus
Species cornutus - Broad-horned Flour Beetle
Species guatemalensis - Gnatocerus guatemalensis
Species maxillosus - Slender-horned Flour Beetle
Genus Iccius
Species cylindricus - Iccius cylindricus
Genus Sitophagus
Species hololeptoides - Sitophagus hololeptoides
Species alveolatus - Sitophagus alveolatus
Subtribe Diaperina
Genus Diaperis
Species californica - Diaperis californica
Species maculata - Diaperis maculata
Species rufipes - Diaperis rufipes
Species nigronotata - Diaperis nigronotata
Genus Liodema
Species laeve - Liodema laeve
Genus Neomida
Species bicornis - Neomida bicornis
Species ferruginea - Neomida ferruginea
Genus Pentaphyllus
Species californicus - Pentaphyllus californicus
Species pallidus - Pentaphyllus pallidus
Species testaceus - Pentaphyllus testaceus
Genus Platydema
Species americanum - Platydema americanum
Species cyanescens - Platydema cyanescens
Species ellipticum - Platydema ellipticum
Species erythrocerum - Platydema erythrocerum
Species excavatum - Platydema excavatum
Species flavipes - Platydema flavipes
Species inquilinum - Platydema inquilinum
Species laevipes - Platydema laevipes
Species mexicana - Platydema mexicana
Species micans - Platydema micans
Species nigratum - Platydema nigratum
Species oregonense - Platydema oregonense
Species picilabrum - Platydema picilabrum
Species ruficolle - Platydema ruficolle
Species ruficorne - Platydema ruficorne
Species sexnotatum - Platydema sexnotatum
Species subcostatum - Platydema subcostatum
Species teleops - Platydema teleops
Species wandae - Platydema wandae
No Taxon Immatures
No Taxon elongate americanum-like specimens
Genus Ulomoides
Species ocularis - Ulomoides ocularis
Tribe Crypticini
Genus Gondwanocrypticus
Species obsoletus - Gondwanocrypticus obsoletus
Species pictus - Gondwanocrypticus pictus
Species platensis - Gondwanocrypticus platensis
Genus Poecilocrypticus
Species formicophilus - Poecilocrypticus formicophilus
Tribe Gnathidiini
Genus Tyrtaeus
Species rufus - Tyrtaeus rufus
Species dobsoni - Tyrtaeus dobsoni
Tribe Hypophlaeini
Genus Corticeus
Species glaber - Corticeus glaber
No Taxon subgenus Pogonophloeus
Species cavus - Corticeus cavus
Species hatchi - Corticeus hatchi
Species thoracicus - Corticeus thoracicus
No Taxon subgenus Corticeus
Species opaculus - Corticeus opaculus
Species parallelus - Corticeus parallelus
Species praetermissus - Corticeus praetermissus
Species rosei - Corticeus rosei
Species substriatus - Corticeus substriatus
Species tenuis - Corticeus tenuis
Tribe Myrmechixenini
Genus Myrmechixenis
Species lathridioides - Myrmechixenis lathridioides
Tribe Phaleriini
Genus Phaleromela
Species picta - Phaleromela picta
Species variegata - Phaleromela variegata
Genus Phaleria
Species picipes - Phaleria picipes
Species rotundata - Phaleria rotundata
Species testacea - Phaleria testacea
Tribe Scaphidemini
Genus Scaphidema
Species aeneolum - Scaphidema aeneolum
Tribe Trachyscelini
Genus Trachyscelis
Species aphodioides - Trachyscelis aphodioides