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subgenus Litheleodes

Darkling beetle - Eleodes arcuata Eleodes species? - Eleodes granulata Eleodes extricata Eleodes extricatus - Eleodes extricata Eleodes sp. - Eleodes extricata Darkling Beetle - Eleodes granulata Eleodes? Maybe E. extricata? - Eleodes extricata Eleodes, Farwell Dunes - Eleodes granulata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
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.