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Genus Uloma

Darkling beetle - Uloma impressa Uloma sp.? - Uloma Beetle under bark - Uloma impressa Uloma - Uloma impressa Uloma punctulata Darkling Beetle - Uloma longula Uloma imberbis? - Uloma imberbis Ulomini - Uloma mentalis
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 Tenebrioninae
Tribe Ulomini
Genus Uloma
Explanation of Names
Uloma Laporte 1840
Numbers
5 described spp. in our area(1) + one unnamed in FL(2)
Size
7-12 mm
Range
mostly Holarctic; widespread and common in NA, mostly eastern(2)(1); U. impressa ranges north into ON, U. longula (the only western sp.), into BC(3)