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Tribe Amarygmini

Found on a Piece of Rusty Metal in a Rural Churchyard - Meracantha contracta Meracantha contracta Darkling Beetle? - Meracantha contracta tenebrionid - Meracantha contracta Teneb - Cymatothes unicolor Grub? - Meracantha contracta M.contracta Larvae-Adults - Meracantha contracta Coleoptera - Meracantha contracta
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 Amarygmini
Explanation of Names
Amarygmini Gistel 1848
Numbers
4 spp. (of which one adventive) in 3 genera in our area(1)
Range
mostly Old World; in our area, eastern(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.