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Subfamily Lagriinae - Long-jointed Beetles

small brown beetle - Paratenetus gibbipennis Statira gagatina (Melsheimer, 1845) - Statira gagatina Statira erina Parsons - Statira erina Paratenetus punctatus Spinola - Paratenetus punctatus Darkling beetle - Arthromacra aenea Beetle - Statira croceicollis beetle - Arthromacra aenea long-jointed bark beetle - Statira gagatina
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)
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.