Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Tenebrionoidea — the darkling beetles.

Etymologies

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Tenebrio +‎ -idae

Examples

  • The Namib Desert is best known for its high species richness of beetles, particularly those belonging to the family Tenebrionidae.

    Namib desert

  • The only animal species known to be extinct in this ecoregion are two species of Aegla (Crustacea) and some species of the family Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera).

    Valdivian temperate forests

  • Numerous insect groups (Orthoptera, Homoptera, Tenebrionidae, Meloidae, Curculionidae, and Scarabaeidae) are well adapted to the arid desert steppe.

    Gobi Lakes Valley desert steppe

  • For example, there is a marked difference in sensitivity to JHAs between the Tenebrionidae and Curculionidae.

    Chapter 7

  • The available information largely describes the effects of IGRs when applied to grain, and their long-term efficacy against Curculionidae and Tenebrionidae.

    Chapter 7

  • Tenebrionidae {39} that favour underrock shelters; segments of Iuli, {40} bleached by the sun; shells of Pupae, {41} common among the stones; and, lastly, Snail-shells, selected from among the smallest.

    The Life of the Spider

  • Orthoptera, Homoptera, Tenebrionidae, Meloidae, Curculionidae, Scarabaeidae) that are well adapted to the arid desert steppe are closely associated with plants such as Caragana spp. and Artemisia spp. that dominate the basin.

    Great Lakes Basin desert steppe

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