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Genus Bolitophagus

Beetle - Bolitophagus corticola Darkling beetle - Bolitophagus corticola Bolitophagus corticola? - Bolitophagus corticola Bumpy Red Darkling Beetle - Bolitophagus corticola Tenebrionid - Bolitophagus corticola Bolitophagus corticola? - Bolitophagus corticola Bolitophagus corticola? - Bolitophagus corticola New Jersey Beetle - Bolitophagus corticola
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 Tenebrioninae
Tribe Bolitophagini
Genus Bolitophagus
Explanation of Names
Bolitophagus Illiger 1798
Numbers
A single species in our area(1), several in the Old World
Range
holarctic; in our area, e. NA west to ON-MO-TX(1)
Works Cited
1.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.