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Tribe Cnemeplatiini

Lepidocnemeplatia sericea - male Lepidocnemeplatia sericea Horn - Lepidocnemeplatia sericea Alaudes setigera Blaisdell - Alaudes setigerus Alaudes singularis Horn - Alaudes singularis Alaudes fallax Fall  - Alaudes singularis Alaudes fallax Fall  - Alaudes singularis Tenebrionid - Lepidocnemeplatia sericea Alaudes setigera? - Alaudes setigerus
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 Pimeliinae
Tribe Cnemeplatiini
Explanation of Names
Cnemeplatiini Jacquelin du Val 1861
Numbers
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1)(2)
Range
in our area, w/sw US(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Studies in the Cnemeplatiini I: A new subtribe and revision of the genus Alaudes Horn (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Pimeliinae...
Aalbu R.L., Caterino M.S., Smith A.D. . 2018. Col. Bull. 72: 249-268.
2.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.