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subgenus Melaneleodes

Eleodes? - Eleodes parowana Eleodes tricostatus (Say) - Eleodes tricostata Black beetle with ridged back - Eleodes tricostata Black beetle with ridged back - Eleodes tricostata Black beetle with ridged back - Eleodes tricostata Teneb - Eleodes carbonaria Tenebrionid? - Eleodes carbonaria Darkling Beetle - Eleodes tricostata
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 Amphidorini
Genus Eleodes (Desert Stink Beetles)
No Taxon subgenus Melaneleodes
Explanation of Names
Melaneleodes Blaisdell 1909
Numbers
10 spp. in our area, 11 total(1)
Range
w. NA (BC-MB to Mexico)(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.