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Subfamily Lagriinae - Long-jointed Beetles

Arthromacra aenea Irridescent green/gold Beetle - Arthromacra aenea Chrysomelidae ? - Statira basalis Easygoing beetle - Arthromacra aenea Paratenetus gibbipennis Statira robusta? - Statira defecta Statira dolera Darkling beetle
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Lagriinae (Long-jointed Beetles)
Explanation of Names
Lagriinae Latreille 1825
Numbers
~35 spp. in 8 genera of 3 tribes in our area(1); 9 tribes total(2)
Range
worldwide
Life Cycle
Larvae feed in decaying vegetation in stumps and under bark(3)
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.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
3.How to Know the Beetles
Ross H. Arnett, N. M. Downie, H. E. Jaques. 1980. Wm. C. Brown Publishers.