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Tribe Epitragini

Beetle - Bothrotes canaliculatus Beetle - Lobometopon fusiforme B╩ - Bothrotes canaliculatus gray beetle - Bothrotes canaliculatus Bothrotes canaliculatus Polemiotus submetallicus (LeConte) - Polemiotus submetallicus - female B canaliculatus - Bothrotes canaliculatus - female Beetle - Metopoloba pruinosa
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 Pimeliinae
Tribe Epitragini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
world fauna revised in(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Epitragini Blanchard 1845 (nomen protectum)
16 spp. in 10 genera in our area(3), 33 genera worldwide(4)
Works Cited
1.Revision der Epitragini (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae). I. Teil
Freude H. 1967. Ent. Arb. Mus. Frey 18: 137-307.
2.Revision der Epitragini (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae). II Teil
Freude H. 1968. Ent. Arb. Mus. Frey 19: 32-143.
3.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.
4.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.