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Genus Hymenorus

Comb-clawed Beetle - Hymenorus Black beetle - Hymenorus megops Darkling Beetle - Hymenorus niger Darkling Beetle - Hymenorus obesus Coleoptera - Hymenorus Beetle - Hymenorus Tenebrionid - Hymenorus dissensus Unknown beetle - Hymenorus
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 Alleculinae (Comb-clawed Beetles)
Subtribe Alleculina
Genus Hymenorus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Genus needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Hymenorus Mulsant 1852
~100 spp. in our area(1)
Key to spp: Fall (1931) (2)
most of NA(1)
Print References
Fall H.C. (1931) The North American species of Hymenorus (Coleoptera: Alleculidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 57: 161-247.(2)
McDonald J.M. (1960) Notes on the distribution of some species of Hymenorus (Alleculidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 14(1): 1-4.
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.The North American Species of Hymenorus (Coleoptera: Alleculidae)
Fall, H.C. 1931. Transactions of the American Entomological Society Vol. 57, No. 2, pp. 161-247.