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Species Penthe obliquata

False Darkling Beetle - Penthe obliquata Penthe obliquata Polypore fungus beetle 2 - Penthe obliquata Penthe obliquata Polypore Fungus Beetle - Penthe obliquata Penthe obliquata? - Penthe obliquata Gray beetle - Penthe obliquata Coleoptera - Penthe obliquata - male - female
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 Tetratomidae (Polypore Fungus Beetles)
Genus Penthe
Species obliquata (Penthe obliquata)
Explanation of Names
Penthe obliquata (Fabricius 1801)
Size
11-14 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-SC to MB-TX)(2)(3)
Habitat
in dry fungi or under loose bark of decaying trees(1)
Season
year-round in the south
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Tenebrionoidea of South Carolina
Janet C. Ciegler. 2014. Clemson University.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.