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Tribe Centronopini

*Not* 4Uloma pupa - Centronopus calcaratus Emerged imago - Centronopus calcaratus Not a ceram*bycid! - Centronopus calcaratus Teneb 3 - Scotobaenus Teneb 3 - Scotobaenus Black Beetle - Centronopus opacus Darkling Beetle - Centronopus calcaratus - male darkling beetle pupa - Centronopus calcaratus
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 Centronopini
Explanation of Names
Centronopini Doyen 1989
Numbers
6 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~20 spp. in 3 genera total(1)(2)
Range
New World; in our area, one genus east of the Rockies, another along the Pacific(2)
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.
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.