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For the United States & Canada

subgenus Promus

CCBeetle - Eleodes fusiformis Tenebrionid - Eleodes opaca Tenebrionidae - Eleodes opaca beetle, black, pitmarks - Eleodes goryi What Species? - Eleodes goryi Possibly Eleodes, subgenus Promus, goryi? - Eleodes goryi Beetle ID Request - Eleodes goryi Eleodes striolata LeConte - Eleodes striolata
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 Promus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
reviewed in Johnston (2015)(1)
Explanation of Names
Promus LeConte 1862
9 spp. in our area, 21 described spp. total(2) +multiple undescribed ones in Mexico(1)
key to spp. in Johnston (2015)(1)
w. US & n. Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.A checklist and new species of Eleodes Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) pertaining to the subgenus Promus LeConte...
Johnston M.A. 2015. Col. Bull. 69: 11-19.
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.