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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Tenebrionidae
Subfamilia: Tenebrioninae
Tribus: Tenebrionini
Genera: Alobates – Bius – Centronopus – Encyalesthus – Idiobates – Iphthiminus – Menephilus – Neatus – Paratoxicum – Rhinandrus – TenebrioUpisZophobas


Tenebrionini: Latreille, 1802

Additional references

Gardiner, R.M. & Pollock, D.A. 2015. Revision of the Nearctic species of the genus Iphthiminus Spilman (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Zootaxa 4048(3): 352–391. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4048.3.2. Preview (PDF) Reference page.


Atlas of darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae) of Russia

Tenebrionini is a tribe of darkling beetles in the family Tenebrionidae. There are at least 20 genera in Tenebrionini.[1][2][3][4]

These genera belong to the tribe Tenebrionini:

Ariarathus Fairmaire, 1891 (the Palearctic and Indomalaya)
Athrodactyla Klug, 1833 (tropical Africa)
Bius Dejean, 1834 (North America and the Palearctic)
Bouchardandrus Steiner, 2016 (North America)
Bremerus Ferrer, 2004 (tropical Africa)
Cedrosius Fairmaire, 1902 (tropical Africa)
Falsocalcar Pic, 1925 (tropical Africa)
Gridellia Kammerer, 2006 (tropical Africa)
Hipalmus Bates, 1870 (the Neotropics)
Idiobates Casey, 1891 (North America)
Microzophobas Pic, 1944 (the Neotropics)
Neatus Leconte, 1862 (North America and the Palearctic)
Neozophobas Ferrer, 2006 (the Neotropics)
Paratoxicum Champion, 1894 (Australasia)
Phanerops Solier, 1851 (the Neotropics)
Rhinandrus Leconte, 1866 (North America and the Neotropics)
Satanocalcar Pic, 1925 (tropical Africa)
Tenebrio Linnaeus, 1758 (mealworm beetles) (North America, the Palearctic, Indomalaya, Australasia, and Oceania)
Trichotenebrio Ardoin, 1962 (tropical Africa)
Zophobas Dejean, 1834 (North America, the Neotropics, and tropical Africa)


"Tenebrionini tribe Information". Retrieved 2021-08-08.
Bousquet, Yves; Thomas, Donald B.; Bouchard, Patrice; Smith, Aaron D.; et al. (2018). "Catalogue of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of North America". ZooKeys (728): 1–455. doi:10.3897/zookeys.728.20602. PMC 5799738. PMID 29416389.
Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Aalbu, Rolf L.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2021). "Review of genus-group names in the family Tenebrionidae (Insecta, Coleoptera)". ZooKeys (1050): 1–633. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1050.64217. hdl:10261/250214. PMC 8328949. PMID 34385881.

Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.

Further reading

LeConte, J. L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 978-0665100550.
Somerby, Ronald E.; Thomas, Donald B.; Triplehorn, Charles A. (2002). "Family 106: Tenebrionidae". In Arnett, Ross H. Jr.; Thomas, Michael C.; Skelley, Paul E.; Frank, J. Howard (eds.). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. pp. 463–509. ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.

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