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Genus Pelonides

Pelonides granulatipennis (Schaeffer) - Pelonides granulatipennis - male Pelonides granulatipennis (Schaeffer)  - Pelonides granulatipennis - female Pelonides granulatipennis (Schaeffer)  - Pelonides granulatipennis - male Four-spotted Checkered Beetle Pelonides quadripunctatus - Pelonides quadripunctata Pelonides quadrinotata (Haldeman) - Pelonides quadrinotata - male small red beetle - Pelonides quadrinotata Pelonides quadripunctata (Say) - Pelonides quadripunctata - female Pelonides quadrinotata (Haldeman) - Pelonides quadrinotata
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Enopliinae
Genus Pelonides
Explanation of Names
Pelonides Kuwert 1894
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, 6 total(1)
Size
5–10 mm(1)
Range
e. US to AZ / Mex. to Honduras(1)(BG data)
Food
lignicolous and anthophilous prey species(1)