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subgenus Xysta

Darkling Beetle- Which one? - Eleodes longicollis Large Tenebrionid - Eleodes gigantea Tenebrionidae - Eleodes longicollis Another Eleodes? - Eleodes longicollis Eleodes longicollis Larva - Eleodes longicollis Eleodes longicollis Larva - Eleodes longicollis Mating Desert Stink Beetles? - Eleodes longicollis - male - female Male, Eleodes longicollis? - Eleodes longicollis
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 Xysta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Steneleodes Blaisdell 1909, Holeleodes Blaisdell 1937
Explanation of Names
Xysta Eschscholtz 1829
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, ~30 total(1)
Range
w. US (OR-CA to KS-TX) & 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.