Subfamily: Tenebrioninae

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Some tribes, genera and species from southern Africa

Eupezus natalensis

Emmallus australis

Tribe Amarygmini. Eupezus natalensis, Tree Ground Beetle, 26mm. [image by A. Weaving , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Tribe Opatrini. Emmallus australis, Fuzzy Ground Beetle, 10mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Pachyphaleria capensis

Gonopus tibialis

Tribe Phaleriini. Pachyphaleria capensis, Beach Ground Beetle, 7mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Tribe Platynotini. Gonopus tibialis, Armoured Ground Beetle, 19mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Strongylium purpuripenne

Metallonotus aerugineus

Tribe Strongyliini. Strongylium purpuripenne, Metallic Tree Ground Beetle, 26mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

Tribe Tenebrionini. Metallonotus aerugineus, Royal Tree Ground Beetle, 17mm. [image by M. Picker & C. Griffiths , from Field Guide to Insects of South Africa, used with permission].

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