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Tenebrionidae Checklist: Darkling Beetles

This page consists of a personal checklist of all Darkling Beetles (Tenebrionidae) that I've encountered over the years. Most were identified with the help from the kind folks on Flickr and Facebook, especially Boris Büche and David Ball.

All photos are of live subjects shot in the field, with the dorsal view selected where available. Click on individual photos for larger views and views from other angles. As specimens were not collected, identifications were done purely based on photographs and may not be 100% accurate.

This page will be updated regularly, please let me know if you spot any mistakes.

View my complete Flickr photo set: Tenebrionidae - Darkling Beetles.

Family: Tenebrionidae Latreille, 1802

Subfamily: Coelometopinae Lacordaire, 1859

Tribe: Coelometopini Lacordaire, 1859

Darkling Beetle (Androsus corporaali) - DSC_1680 Singapore: Androsus corporaali Kulzer, 1951 Darkling beetle (Androsus fasciolatus) - DSC_2800 Singapore: Androsus fasciolatus (Fairmaire, 1893)
Darkling beetle (Hegemona sp.) - DSC_0421 Belize: Hegemona sp. Darkling beetle (Phymatosoma rufonotatum) - DSC_5998 Singapore: Phymatosoma rufonotatum (Pic, 1916)

Subfamily: Diaperinae Latreille, 1802

Tribe: Diaperini Latreille, 1802

Darkling beetle (Ceropria sp.) - DSC_1407 Singapore: Ceropria sp. Darkling beetle (Ceropria induta) - DSC_2851 Singapore: Ceropria induta (Wiedemann, 1819)
Darkling beetle (Ceropria sp.) - DSC_4747 Singapore: Ceropria superba (Wiedemann, 1823) Darkling beetles (Ceropria sp.) - DSC_9689 Singapore: Ceropria sp.

Tribe: Scaphidemini Reitter, 1922

Darkling beetle (Spiloscapha cf. nigrofasciata) - DSC_7966 Singapore: Spiloscapha cf. nigrofasciata Gebien, 1925

Subfamily: Lagriinae Latreille, 1825

Wooly darkling beetle (Lagriinae) - DSC_1633 Singapore: Lagriinae

Subfamily: Stenochiinae Kirby, 1837

Tribe: Cnodalonini Oken, 1843

Darkling beetle (Eucyrtus gloriosus) - DSC_6179 Singapore: cf. Eucyrtus gloriosus Fairmaire, 1896 Darkling beetle (Eucyrtus cf. pretiosus) - DSC_6954 East Malaysia: Eucyrtus cf. pretiosus Lacordaire, 1859
Darkling Beetle (Eucyrtus sp.) - DSC_7098 Singapore: Eucyrtys sp. Darkling beetle (Tetragonomenes cf. schawalleri) - DSC_3519 Singapore: Tetragonomenes cf. schawalleri Ando & Merkl, 2015
Darkling beetle (Tetraphyllus cf. corruscus) - DSC_9022 Singapore: Tetraphyllus cf. corruscus (Fairmaire, 1882)

Tribe: Stenochiini Kirby, 1837

Darkling beetle (Stenochinus sp.) - DSC_0888 West Malaysia: Stenochinus sp. Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_1322 Singapore: Strongylium sp.
Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_1398 Singapore: Strongylium sp. Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_3807 East Malaysia: Strongylium sp.
Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_5488 East Malaysia: Strongylium sp. Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_5830 East Malaysia: Strongylium sp.
Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_6714 East Malaysia: Strongylium sp. Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_7652 Singapore: Strongylium sp.
Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_8750 Singapore: Strongylium sp. Darkling Beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_0675 Singapore: Strongylium sp.
Darkling beetle (Strongylium sp.) - DSC_5204 Singapore: Strongylium sp.? DSC_5204

Subfamily: Tenebrioninae Latreille, 1802

Tribe: Amarygmini Gistel, 1848

Darkling beetles (Amarygmus sp.) - DSC_1046 Singapore: Amarygmus metallicus Perty, 1831 Darkling beetle (Amarygmus sp.) - DSC_2765 Singapore: Amarygmus sp.
Darkling beetle (Amarygmus metallicus) - DSC_2923 Singapore: Amarygmus metallicus Perty, 1831 Darkling Beetle with mites (Amarygmus sp.) - ESC_0079 Singapore: Amarygmus sp.
Darkling beetle (Amarygmus sp.) - DSC_3972 Singapore: Amarygmus sp. Darkling beetle (Amarygmus sp.) - DSC_9856 Singapore: Amarygmus sp.
Darkling beetle (Amarygmus sp.) - DSC_0917 Singapore: Amarygmus sp. Darkling beetle (Amarygmus sp.) - DSC_9814 Singapore: Amarygmus sp.
Darkling beetle (Amarygmus sp.) - DSC_3738 Singapore: Amarygmus sp.

Tribe: Bolitophagini Kirby, 1837

Darkling beetle (Bolitoxenus bifurcus) - DSC_0899 Singapore: Bolitoxenus bifurcus Pascoe 1871

Tribe: Helopini Latreille, 1802

Darkling beetle (Camptobrachys sp.) - DSC_4948 Singapore: Camptobrachys sp.

Tribe: Toxicini Lacordaire, 1859

Darkling beetle (Cryphaeus gazella) - DSC_9293 Singapore: Cryphaeus gazella Fabricius, 1798

Unidentified

Darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_0333 Singapore: Tenebrionidae DSC_0333 Darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_1789 Singapore: Tenebrionidae DSC_1789
Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_3802 East Malaysia: Tenebrionidae? DSC_3802
Darkling beetle? (Tenebrionidae?) - DSC_2756 East Malaysia: Tenebrionidae? DSC_2756 Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_0963 Singapore: Tenebrionidae DSC_0963
Darkling Beetle (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_4064 Thailand: Lagriinae? DSC_4064 Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_9910 Singapore: Amarygmus sp.?
Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_7114 East Malaysia: Tenebrionidae DSC_7114 Emerald darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_5068 East Malaysia: Tenebrionidae DSC_5068
Darkling Beetle (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_8658 Singapore: Tenebrionidae DSC_8658

Larvae

Darkling beetle larva (Tenebrionidae) - DSC_2915 Singapore: Tenebrionidae


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