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Genus Microschatia

Carved Darkling Beetle - Microschatia inaequalis teneb - Microschatia championi Darkling Beetle (Microschatia championi) - Microschatia championi Microschatia inaequalis Microschatia inaequalis Beetle (resembles Ironclad beetle but looks a little different) - Microschatia inaequalis Beetle (resembles Ironclad beetle but looks a little different) - Microschatia inaequalis Beetle - Microschatia inaequalis perhaps - Microschatia inaequalis
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 Pimeliinae
Tribe Asidini
Genus Microschatia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revision in(1)
Explanation of Names
Microschatia Solier 1836
Numbers
7 spp. in our area, 12 total(2)
Size
10.7–19.7 mm(2)
Range
Mexico & adjacent US states (TX-CA)(2)
Works Cited
1.Review of the genus Microschatia (Solier) (Tenebrionidae: Coleoptera)
Brown K.W., Doyen J.T. 1991. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 99: 539-582.
2.Phylogenetic revision of the North American Asidini (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
Smith A.D. 2013. Systematic Entomology 38: 585–614.