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Tribe Triboliini

Latheticus oryzae Waterhouse - Latheticus oryzae Tiny beetle - Tribolium confusum Small, slender, light brown beetle - Latheticus oryzae Mycotrogus angustus Horn - Mycotrogus angustus - male Very small Tenebrionid? - Tribolium castaneum Palorus ratzeburgi - Palorus ratzeburgii Tribolium castaneum? - Palorus ratzeburgii Platytomus? - Tribolium castaneum
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 Triboliini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tharsus (formerly treated in this tribe) has been synonymized with Metaclisa(1)
Explanation of Names
Triboliini Gistel 1848
Numbers
17 spp. in 6 genera in our area, 11 genera total(2)(1)
Range
worldwide(2)
Remarks
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.