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Species Zopherus nodulosus

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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 Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Zopherinae (Ironclad Beetles)
Tribe Zopherini
Genus Zopherus
Species nodulosus (Zopherus nodulosus)
Explanation of Names
Zopherus nodulosus Solier 1841
Numbers
2 sspp., one in our area(1)
Size
14.1-29.4 mm(1)
Range
s. TX to Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.A review of the genus Zopherus of the World (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
C.A. Triplehorn. 1972. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 108: 1-24.