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Species Uloma impressa

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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
Species impressa (Uloma impressa)
Explanation of Names
Uloma impressa Melsheimer 1846
11-12 mm(1)
apical antennomere rounded at tip; elytral intervals rather densely punctulate, middle plate of mentum elongate-oval (not transverse, as in U. punctulata or U. imberbis)(1)(2)
ON & e US (NH-GA to WI-*TX)(1)(3)(4)
*Brazos Co. =v=
under bark of oak (Quercus) and Beech (Fagus)
Works Cited
1.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.
2.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
4.University of New Hampshire Insect and Arachnid Collections