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Species Centronopus calcaratus

Not a ceram*bycid! - Centronopus calcaratus Not a ceramb*bycid! - Centronopus calcaratus - male BG2413 D0894 - Centronopus calcaratus - male BG2413 D0894 - Centronopus calcaratus - male Centronopus calcaratus - male Darkling Beetle - Centronopus calcaratus head from below, tenebrionidae larvae - Centronopus calcaratus Centronopus calcaratus
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 Tenebrioninae
Tribe Centronopini
Genus Centronopus
Species calcaratus (Centronopus calcaratus)
Explanation of Names
Centronopus calcaratus (Fabricius 1798)
Size
14-17 mm(1)
Range
e NA (NS-FL to ON-NE-KS-LA)(2)
Habitat
under stones, logs, bark, etc.(3)
Works Cited
1.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.
2.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.
3.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.