Dune Beetle
( Coelus sp. )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Coelus sp.
(Eschscholtz ,1829 )
Common Name:Dune Beetle
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Coleoptera
Suborder:Polyphaga
Family:Tenebrionidae
Subfamily:Pimeliinae
Tribe:Coniontini
Genus:Coelus
Taxon Code:COL02047

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
San Francisco, San Francisco, 2290 14th Ave (Herbert Hoover Middle School), San Francisco
County:San Francisco County
ECI Site#:CA38000000

RECOGNITION
Diversity
America, north of Mexico: 5 Species.

BIOLOGY
Habitat
Coastal dunes.
Range
Pacific Coast of North America, including Baja.
Diversity
America, north of Mexico: 5 Species.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Genus Coelus - Dune Beetles. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/37872). Accessed January 1, 2017. .


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