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Tribe Hypophlaeini

Corticeus parallelus Darkling beetles - Corticeus Tenebrionidae, ventral - Corticeus parallelus Corticeus parallelus (Melsheimer) - Corticeus parallelus Corticeus rosei New Jersey Beetle for ID - Corticeus Corticeus parallelus Beetle with mites, ventral, mounted - Corticeus praetermissus
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 Diaperinae
Tribe Hypophlaeini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as subfamily Hypophloeinae(1)
Explanation of Names
Hypophlaeini Billberg 1820
Numbers
A single genus with 13 species in our area, 6 genera worldwide(2)
Identification
subcylindrical body is quite diagnostic in our area
Range
throughout NA(2)
Habitat
under bark and in rotten wood, some in bark beetle galleries
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.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.