Tritoma Fabricius 1775
There are 11 species of this holarctic genus, all occuring in the eastern United States(Goodrich & Skelley, 1994). Adults and larvae are found on various mushrooms or soft polypore fungi. The pale, maggot-like larvae mature rapidly, taking as little as 2 weeks to reach the pupal stage. Roberts (1958) describes the larvae of Tritoma pulchra Say in detail, no other species has a formal description of its larvae.

LIST OF SPECIES IN NORTH AMERICA
Tritoma angulata Say 1826; E.US
Tritoma atriventris LeConte 1847; SE.US
Tritoma aulica (Horn 1871); SE.US
Tritoma biguttata affinis Lacordaire 1842; E.US
Tritoma biguttata biguttata (Say 1825), Goodrich & Skelley 1991; NE.US-CAN
Tritoma erythrocephala Lacordaire 1842; SE.US
Tritoma humeralis Fabricius 1801; NE.US-CAN
Tritoma mimetica (Crotch 1873a); E.US
Tritoma pulchra Say 1826. "Handsome Tritoma" Skelley 1994b; E.US-CAN
Tritoma sanguinipennis (Say 1825). "Red-Winged Tritoma" Skelley 1994b; E.US-CAN
Tritoma tenebrosa Fall 1912. "Darkling Tritoma" Skelley 1994b; E.US
Tritoma unicolor Say 1826; E.US

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