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Species Tenebroides americanus

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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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Trogossitinae
Tribe Trogossitini
Genus Tenebroides
Species americanus (Tenebroides americanus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trogositus nigrita Horn 1862
Explanation of Names
Tenebroides americanus (Kirby 1837)
Size
6.4-12.3 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (QC-ON-MN to FL-TX)(1)
Season
year around(1)
Life Cycle
gregarious in winter(2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Trogossitidae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Cleroidea)
J.R. Barron. 1971. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 75: 1-143.
2.An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera or beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana.
Blatchley, W. S. 1910. Indianapolis,Nature Pub. Co.