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Genus Arthromacra

Beetle - Arthromacra aenea Arthromacra aenea Darkling beetle - Arthromacra aenea Arthromacra aenea? - Arthromacra aenea Beetle - Arthromacra aenea Black Beetle - Arthromacra aenea 9032723 teneb - Arthromacra aenea darkling beetle – Arthromacra aenea? - Arthromacra aenea
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 Lagriinae (Long-jointed Beetles)
Tribe Lagriini
Genus Arthromacra
Explanation of Names
Arthromacra Kirby 1837
Greek 'large-jointed'
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1)
Size
9-15 mm
Identification
key to spp. in(2)
Range
e. NA: A. aenea widespread (NS-MB to GA) + 3 spp. in the s Appalachian area (KY-VA-SC)(1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.A key to nearctic Statira and Arthromacra (Lagriidae)
Parsons C.T. 1975. The Coleopterists Bulletin 29: 211-226.