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Tribe Trogossitini

Temnoscheila acuta (LeConte) - Temnoscheila acuta Tenebroides americanus Cylidrella live on spruce - Nemozoma championi Temnoscheila chlorodia Beetle to black light - Tenebroides americanus Airora cylindrica Tenebroides - Tenebroides mauritanicus Tenebroides americanus
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Trogossitidae (Bark-gnawing Beetles)
Subfamily Trogossitinae
Tribe Trogossitini
Explanation of Names
Trogossitini Latreille 1802
~50 spp. in 6 genera in our area, ~260 spp. in 16 genera total(1)
worldwide, most diverse in the neotropics(1)