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Subtribe Platynotina

Beetle - Alaetrinus Small Ground Beetle - Alaetrinus minimus Lumpy-eyed Beetle - Alaetrinus minimus Textured Beetle - Alaetrinus minimus Tenebrionidae - Alaetrinus minimus  Opatrini? - Alaetrinus Darkling Convention - Alaetrinus aciculatus beetle? - Alaetrinus minimus
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 Pedinini
Subtribe Platynotina
Explanation of Names
Platynotina Mulsant & Rey 1853
Numbers
3 spp. in a single genus in our area(1), ~450 spp. in ~60 genera worldwide(2)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Catalogue of the world Platynotini (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
Iwan D. 2002. Genus 13: 219-323.