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Species Diaperis nigronotata

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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 Diaperina
Genus Diaperis
Species nigronotata (Diaperis nigronotata)
Explanation of Names
Diaperis nigronotata Pic 1926
5.0-6.4 mm (1)

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2012
e US (TX-FL-PA-IA) - Map (2)(1)(3), concentration of records along eastern odge of the Great Plains
Much less common that D. maculata
See Also
Diaperis maculata Olivier
- Range: e. NA
Print References
Triplehorn C.A. (1965) Revision of the Diaperini of America north of Mexico with notes on extralimital species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 117: 349–458.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Darkling Beetles of Florida and Eastern United States (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).
Dunford et al. 2005. University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Dept., Gainesville.
2.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)