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Subfamily Trogossitinae

Bark-gnawing Beetle - Tenebroides americanus Green Tenebroides species? - Temnoscheila acuta Temnoscheila chlorodia? - Temnoscheila chlorodia beetle - Temnoscheila Bark-gnawing Beetle - Temnoscheila acuta Airora cylindrica Temnoscheila beetle on fire killed conifer - Temnoscheila
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Trogossitinae
Explanation of Names
Trogossitinae Latreille 1802
47 spp. in 7 genera of 2 tribes in our area, ~330 spp. in ~30 genera of 5 tribes total(1)
worldwide; 2 smaller tribes restricted to south hemisphere(1)