A beetle of a family (Tenebrionidae) that comprises the darkling beetles.
More example sentences
- Also on his page are pictures of a large tenebrionid beetle and a camel spider.
- All of the newly emerged seedlings were consumed and killed by a tenebrionid beetle.
- I found a large numbers of small black tenebrionid beetles.
1920s: from modern Latin Tenebrionidae (plural), from tenebrio 'night spirit'.