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Species Tenomerga cinerea

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Archostemata (Reticulated and Telephone-pole Beetles)
Family Cupedidae (Reticulated Beetles)
Genus Tenomerga
Species cinerea (Tenomerga cinerea)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
concolor Westwood, trilineata Melsh., oculata Casey
Explanation of Names
Tenomerga cinerea (Say 1831)
7-13 mm
Pale brown or grayish, covered with small scales. Antennae almost as long as body. Pronotum rather wide, with a ridge. Elytra with rows of squarish punctures. Prosternum with tarsal grooves, separated by a single carina.(1)
e NA (QC-FL to SD-TX)(2)(3)(4)
mostly: Jun-Aug (BG data)
comes to lights
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.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.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
4.Tenomerga cinerea (Say) (Coleoptera: Cupedidae), a new South Dakota state record for the family.
Johnson, P.J. and L.A. Hesler. 2016. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(1): 194-195.