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Genus Aulonium

Coleoptera - Aulonium parallelopipedum Aulonium ferrugineum Zimmermann  - Aulonium ferrugineum Ridged Beetle - Aulonium parallelopipedum Aulonium - Aulonium tuberculatum Aulonium parallelopipedum? - Aulonium parallelopipedum Hitchhiker - Aulonium parallelopipedum Dark, purple beetle - Aulonium parallelopipedum Beetle - Aulonium parallelopipedum
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)
Subfamily Colydiinae (Cylindrical Bark Beetles)
Tribe Colydiini
Genus Aulonium
Explanation of Names
Aulonium Erichson 1845
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1), 25 in the New World(2)
Range
holarctic & Neotropical; throughout forested NA(2)
Food
suspected to feed on bark beetle larvae(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Lord N.P., Nearns E.H., Miller K.B. (2011-2013) Ironclad ID
2.Colydiine genera (Coleoptera: Zopheridae: Colydiinae) of the New World: A key and nomenclatural acts 30 Years in the making.
Ivie, M.A., N.P. Lord, I.A. Foley and S.A. Ślipiński. 2016. The Coleopterists Bulletin 70(4): 755–788.