Darkling Beetle

Location: Calgary, AB
Date: Dec. 6, 2005

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Darkling Beetle

Common Name:  Darkling Beetle

Latin Name: Subfamily Tenebrioninae 

Length:  23 mm

Range: Alberta (Larvae are commonly sold in
              pet stores as food for spiders, lizards etc.)

Habitat: Damp areas under bark and deadtrees

Time of year seen: Summer and Fall

Diet: Organic material and grain

Darkling Beetle


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