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Tribe Stenochiini

BG2405 C9176a - Strongylium tenuicolle Black Beetle  - Strongylium atrum Beetle - Strongylium tenuicolle Black Beetle - Strongylium tenuicolle Tenebrionoidea ? - Strongylium tenuicolle tenebrionid sp.  Strongylium terminatum? - Strongylium terminatum Darkling Beetle - Strongylium tenuicolle Oploptera simplicicolle? - Oploptera simplicicolle
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 Stenochiinae
Tribe Stenochiini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Strongyliini(1)
Explanation of Names
Stenochiini Kirby 1837
Numbers
~a dozen spp. in 2 genera in our area(2)(3), close to 1000 spp. in ~20 genera total
Range
worldwide, mostly tropical; in our area, east of the Rockies, with one species (Strongylium tenuicolle) west to CO-AZ
Works Cited
1.Synoptic classification of the World Tenebrionidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) with a review of family group names
Bouchard, P., J. F. Lawrence, A. E. Davies, & A. F. Newton. 2005. Annales Zoologici 55(4): 499–530.
2.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.
3.Notes on Stenochiini Kirby, 1837 genera and species from western North America (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
Johnston M.A., Cortés Hernández K. 2021. Dugesiana 28: 81-87.