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Genus Gnatocerus

Gnatocerus Darkling beetle - Gnatocerus guatemalensis - female Darkling beetle - Gnatocerus guatemalensis - female Darkling beetle - Gnatocerus guatemalensis - female Teneb - Gnatocerus Gnatocerus maxillosus Gnatocerus cornutus - male Gnatocerus - male
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 Diaperinae
Tribe Diaperini
Subtribe Adelinina
Genus Gnatocerus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gnathocerus auct.
Explanation of Names
Gnatocerus Thunberg 1814
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1)
Range
Generally distributed(1)
Print References
Spilman T.J. (1991) 11, Darkling Beetles (Tenebrionidae, Coleoptera). In: Insect and Mite Pests in Food. (Gorham JR, ed). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Handbook 655(2): 185-214, 589-598.
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.Insect and Mite Pests in Food, an Illustrated Key
J. Richard Gorham, editor. 1991. United States Department of Agriculture Handbook 655.