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Genus Trachyscelis

Trachyscelis aphodioides Latreille - Trachyscelis aphodioides Trachyscelis aphodioides
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 Diaperinae
Tribe Trachyscelini
Genus Trachyscelis
Explanation of Names
Trachyscelis Latreille 1809
Numbers
A single species in our area, adventive and now probably extirpated in the continental US; 10 spp. total(1)
Range
native to the Old World(1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Trachyscelis (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in North America: Synonymy, origin, distribution, and decline
W.E. Steiner, Jr. 2004. The Coleopterists Bulletin 58(3): 335-343.