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  Order Coleoptera      Superfamily Tenebrionoidea 51,949  
  Alleculidae

Tenebrionidae (darkling beetles)

Trogidae  
The darkling beetles (Tene­brionidae) are amongst the most speciose beetle families with more than 20,000 species worldwide. The small to large beetles are mostly thermophilic and are found in different habitats, but the majority of the species is found in deserts and steppes. From Germany only 67 species have been recorded. The beetles live on decaying wood, on fungi, under bark, in hay, in nests of small mammals or synanthropic. They are phytophagous or omnivorous. Many species have chemical defenses (containing quinones).
World: 20,000 Europe: 1800 Germany: 67 (57) collected: 35 fraction (%): 52 (61)

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11 - 15 mm
Asida sabulosa
16 - 27 mm
Blaps lethifera ♂
20 - 24 mm
Blaps mucronata
7 - 10 mm
Opatrum sabulosum
3 - 4 mm
Melanimon tibiale
4.5 - 6 mm
Crypticus quisquilius
6 - 7 mm
Bolitophagus reticulatus
2.2 - 2.5 mm
Eledona agricola
6 - 8 mm
Diaperis boleti
5.5 - 6 mm
Neomida haemorrhoidalis ♂
4 - 5 mm
Scaphidema metallicum
6 - 7.5 mm
Platydema violaceum
2.2 - 2.5 mm
Alphitophagus bifasciatus
1.5 - 2 mm
Pentaphyllus testaceus
1.3 - 1.6 mm
Myrmechixenus subterraneus
1.7 - 2 mm
Myrmechixenus vaporariorum
5 - 6 mm
Corticeus unicolor
3.5 - 4 mm
Corticeus bicolor
3.4 - 3.6 mm
Corticeus bicoloroides
3 - 3.2 mm
Corticeus fasciatus
3 - 3.2 mm
Palorus subdepressus
3 - 4 mm
Palorus ratzeburgii
3 - 3.5 mm
Tribolium castaneum
3.5 - 3.6 mm
Tribolium confusum
5.5 - 6.5 mm
Cynaeus angustus
5.5 - 6 mm
Alphitobius diaperinus
4 - 5 mm
Diaclina fagi
2 - 2.8 mm
Latheticus oryzae
10 - 11.5 mm
Uloma culinaris
8 - 9 mm
Uloma rufa
16 - 18 mm
Tenebrio opacus
12 - 18 mm
Tenebrio molitor
12 - 16 mm
Neatus picipes
12 - 16 mm
Stenomax aeneus
7 - 11 mm
Nalassus laevioctostriatus


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