Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

March 2005


Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at Copyright © by Steiner, Jr. and Golia.


Specimen records for an adventive darkling beetle, Ceropria induta (Wiedemann) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae; Diaperinae) show that this Asian insect has become established in southern Florida, USA. Illustrations and a diagnosis of the beetle are provided, with notes on habitats and possible polyporaceous hosts, and the genus is incorporated into a key to the related North American taxa.

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