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subgenus Litheleodes

Beetle - Eleodes extricata tenebrionid - Eleodes extricata Eleodes 2 - Eleodes extricata Possible Eleodes? - Eleodes subtuberculata Eleodes - Eleodes arcuata Eleodes vandykei - Eleodes Eleodes sp. - Eleodes extricata Eleodes extricatus - Eleodes extricata
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 Litheleodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Litheleodes Blaisdell 1909
9 spp., all in our area(1)
small to medium, usually <17 mm(1)
w. NA (Canada to n Mexico) east to SK-KS-wTX(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of Eleodes subgenus Litheleodes Blaisdell (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
Triplehorn C.A., Thomas D.B. 2015. Col. Bull. 69(mo4): 11-21.
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.