Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Pelonides

Pelonides granulatipennis (Schaeffer) - Pelonides granulatipennis - male 4-spotted Checkered Beetle - Pelonides quadripunctata - female Small red beetle with two black spots - Pelonides quadrinotata Pelonides quadrinotata (Haldeman) - Pelonides quadrinotata - female Pelonides quadripunctata (Say) - Pelonides quadripunctata - male Checkered - Pelonides quadripunctata Chariessa? - Pelonides humeralis Chariessa? - Pelonides humeralis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
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)