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Tribe Bolitophagini

Bolitotherus? - Bolitotherus cornutus Found: undescribed larva! - Eleates depressus Bolitophagus corticola Bolitotherus cornutus Beetle on shelf fungi - Bolitotherus cornutus - female Rocky Beetle - Bolitotherus cornutus Forked Fungus Beetle - Bolitotherus cornutus - male - female Blue Lake - Beetle 1 - Megeleates sequoiarum
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 Bolitophagini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly(1) treated as a subfamily (Bolitophaginae)
Explanation of Names
Bolitophagini Kirby 1837 nomen protectum
Numbers
9 spp. in 5 genera in our area, 21 genus worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA
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.