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Genus Centronopus

15mm dark tenebrionid - Centronopus calcaratus - male fully colored imago - Centronopus calcaratus Not a ceram*bycid! - Centronopus calcaratus Not a ceram*bycid! - Centronopus calcaratus ground beetle - Centronopus calcaratus Black, non-shiny beetle - Centronopus opacus Black Beetle - Centronopus opacus darkling beetle - Centronopus calcaratus - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Tenebrioninae
Tribe Centronopini
Genus Centronopus
Explanation of Names
Centronopus Solier 1848
2 spp. in our area (both in the subg. Menechides Motschulsky 1872), several more spp. in 2 subgenera in Mesoamerica(1)
neotropical group ranging into e Canada(1)
Works Cited
1.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.