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Tribe Triboliini

Beetle ID 2 - Tribolium castaneum Tribolium brevicorne Latheticus oryzae Waterhouse - Latheticus oryzae Tribolium audax Tribolium castaneum? - Palorus ratzeburgii Platytomus? - Tribolium castaneum Darkling Beetle - Tribolium brevicorne Tribolium castaneum? - Tribolium castaneum
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Tenebrioninae
Tribe Triboliini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tharsus (formerly treated in this tribe) has been synonymized with Metaclisa(1)
Explanation of Names
Triboliini Gistel 1848
17 spp. in 6 genera in our area, 11 genera total(2)(1)
the group includes many pests of stored products(2)
Works Cited
1.New assignments among the genera Haplandrus LeConte, Metaclisa Jacquelin Du Val and Tharsus LeConte with descriptions...
Steiner W.E. 2016. Ann. Zool. 66: 529-550.
2.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.