Peaks in abundance of the two tenebrionid beetles appeared to correspond to dry years during 1998-2006.
Spatial and temporal distribution of tenebrionid species (Coleoptera) in the Negev Highlands, Israel.
Patterns in the abundance of some tenebrionid beetles in the Mojave Desert.
In addition, two tenebrionids
were reported with northern distributions.
Similar percentage dehydration is tolerated by other beetles; certain tenebrionids
tolerated >50 percent, chrysomelids survived up to 46 percent water loss, and two other cerambycids survived 35 to 40 percent weight loss (Gehrken and Somme 1994, Chen et al.
The scarab Ataenius desertus Horn and tenebrionid Argoporis rufipes nitida Casey occurred in numbers only at Upper Spring and Lower Spring, respectively, and we speculate that the fecal waste of larger mammals (e.
Ecological factors affecting population sampling of desert tenebrionid beetles.
Pitfall trapping of tenebrionid and carabid beetles (Coleoptera) in different habitats of the central region of Saudi Arabia.
Use of a ventilated capsule and tritiated water to measure evaporative water losses in a tenebrionid
Seasonal activity of tenebrionid
beetles in New Mexico mesquite dunes.
A revision of the American components of the Tenebrionid
sub family Tentyriinae.
Speciation patterns of invertebrates have been, in contrast, much less studied, and only recently have genetic studies been conducted on Coleoptera such as the tenebrionid
Stomium (Finston & Peck 1995), the chrysomelid Nesaecrepidia (Verdyck & Desender 1999), the carabid Calosoma (Desender & Verdyck 2000; Verdyck et al.
was recovered along with several nonstridulating invertebrates, including 2 earthworms, a cockroach, a tenebrionid
larva, and a larva of an economically important root-feeding melolonthine scarab, Dermolepida albohirtum (Waterhouse).
Among these were 41 Coleoptera (including 4 Mycotrupes (Coleoptera: Geotrupidae), 3 Tenebrionids
, 1 Cerambycid, 4 Phyllophaga (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larvae and 1 Anomala (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larva) 1 Cetoniid larva, 6 Lepisma saccharina (L.