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Species Trachyscelis aphodioides

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
Species aphodioides (Trachyscelis aphodioides)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=flavipes Melsheimer
Range
native to so. Europe, adventive in the New World; used to occur in Gulf States but now probably extirpated; common in West Indies(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.