Eleodes obscurus

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Eleodes obscurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Tenebrionidae
Genus: Eleodes
Species: E. obscurus
Binomial name
Eleodes obscurus

Eleodes obscurus is a species of darkling beetle in the genus eleodes. It ranges from southern British Columbia to northern Mexico and east to Texas, Kansas and Wyoming.[1] The diet of Eleodes obscurus includes dead plant material, animal remains, roots, and seeds.[2]