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Species Phyllobaenus pallipennis

Phyllobaenus sp. - Phyllobaenus pallipennis checkered beetle - Phyllobaenus pallipennis Clerid - Phyllobaenus pallipennis Phyllobaenus pallipennis? - Phyllobaenus pallipennis Phyllobaenus pallipennis Phyllobaenus pallipennis Phyllobaenus pallipennis Phyllobaenus pallipennis (Say) - Phyllobaenus pallipennis
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 Hydnocerinae
Genus Phyllobaenus
Species pallipennis (Phyllobaenus pallipennis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllobaenus pallipennis (Say)
Orig. Comb: Clerus pallipennis Say 1825
Size
3.5-5 mm
Identification
Recognized by its orangish antennae, mouthparts and legs, dark colored body, pronotum and head, and two yellowish markings on each elytron(1)
Range
e. NA (NS-FL to MB-TX)(1)(2)
See Also
may resemble some variations of the likewise variable P. verticalis(1)
Works Cited
1.The checkered beeltes (Coleoptera: Cleridae) of Florida.
Leavengood, Jr., J.M. 2008. University of Florida, Gainesville. 206 pp.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.