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Genus Blapstinus

Tennebrionid? - Blapstinus metallicus Unidentified Coleoptera - Blapstinus Blapstinus interruptus? - Blapstinus metallicus Tenebrionidae, lateral - Blapstinus metallicus 1126C01 - Blapstinus 1126C01 - Blapstinus Blapstinus? - Blapstinus fuscus Green Valley beetle - Blapstinus
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 Tenebrionidae (Darkling Beetles)
Subfamily Tenebrioninae
Tribe Opatrini
Genus Blapstinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision; see also(1)
Explanation of Names
Blapstinus Sturm 1826
Numbers
26 spp. in our area, >50 more in Mesoamerica(2)
Identification
Key to spp. in(1)
Range
mostly neotropical group ranging north into Canada(2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the genus Blapstinus Sturm of America north of Mexico with notes on extralimital species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
J.C. Davis. 1970. Thesis. The Ohio State University.
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.