Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida
An Asian darkling beetle, Ceropria induta (Wiedemann), established in Florida (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
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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.
Insecta Mundi, published by the Center for Systematic Entomology, is available online at http://centerforsystematicentomology.org/. Copyright © by Steiner, Jr. and Golia.