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Genus Mycetochara

2-spot teneb - Mycetochara fraterna J larvae - Mycetochara binotata J larvae adult - Mycetochara binotata Comb-clawed Beetle - Mycetochara Comb-clawed Beetle - Mycetochara fraterna Hymenorus sp? - Mycetochara fraterna Tenebrionidae, lateral - Mycetochara fraterna Mycetochara
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 Alleculinae (Comb-clawed Beetles)
Subtribe Mycetocharina
Genus Mycetochara
Explanation of Names
Mycetochara Berthold 1827
Numbers
10 spp. in our area(1), >30 total
Range
across the US & so. Canada(1); probably a holarctic genus
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.