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Subfamily Trogossitinae

Trogossitid - Tenebroides crassicornis Tenebroides Temnoscheila Tenebroides - Tenebroides americanus Tenebroides sp. - Tenebroides laticollis Temnoscheila... - Temnoscheila chlorodia Coleoptera sp4 - Tenebroides Temnoscheila virescens? - Temnoscheila virescens
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Trogossitinae
~50 spp. in 6 genera in our are, ~260 spp. in >20 genera totala(1)(2)
worldwide, by far most diverse in the neotropics(1)
Works Cited
1.Synopsis of the described Coleoptera of the world
2.Comprehensive phylogeny of the Cleroidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)
Gimmel M.L., Bocakova M., Gunter N.L., Leschen R.A.B. 2019. Sys. Entomol. 44: 527-558.