Amphidorini leconte (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) of Arizona: Keys and species accounts

M. Andrew Johnston, David Fleming, Nico Franz, Aaron D. Smith

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The tenebrionid tribe Amphidorini LeConte from the state of Arizona is herein reviewed. Amphidorini is represented in Arizona by four genera. Trogloderus LeConte and Neobaphion Blaisdell are each represented by a single species, Embaphion Say by three species, and Eleodes Eschscholtz by 34 species. Keys for genus and species identification are provided along with species accounts containing diagnoses, distributional ranges, and images. A complementary on-line dynamic checklist, available on the Symbiota Collections of Arthropods Network (SCAN), is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-54
Number of pages28
JournalColeopterists Bulletin
Issue numbermo4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2015


  • Chuck Triplehorn
  • darkling beetles
  • identification
  • sky islands
  • taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Insect Science


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