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Tribe Chauliognathini

Pennsylvania Leatherwing - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Bug On My Arm - Chauliognathus basalis Goldenrod soldier beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Flower beetle on Purple Coneflower - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus Margined Leatherwing - Chauliognathus marginatus Mating Soldier Beetles - Chauliognathus Flower Longhorn Beetle? - Chauliognathus misellus Beetle - Chauliognathus pensylvanicus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Chauliognathinae
Tribe Chauliognathini
Numbers
21 spp. in 2 genera in our area, hundreds of spp. total(1)
Identification
New World, Australia & New Guinea(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Zoogeography and systematics of North and Central American Chauliognathini (Coleoptera: Chauliognathidae)
Miskimen G.W. 1966. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Florida. 162 pp.