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Subfamily Lagriinae - Long-jointed Beetles

Long-jointed Beetle - Arthromacra aenea Long-jointed Beetle - Arthromacra aenea beetle taking off - Paratenetus Long-jointed Beetle - Statira basalis Teneb - Statira Little Beetle - Paratenetus exutus Statira? - Statira pluripunctata - female Unknown - 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)
Explanation of Names
Lagriinae Latreille 1825 (1820)
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.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
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.