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Genus Belotus

Soldier Beetle - Belotus Green Lynx spider & genus Belotus beetle - Belotus Belotus bicolor Brancucci - Belotus bicolor - male - female Belotus bicolor Brancucci - Belotus bicolor - male - female Soldier - Belotus - male - female Unknown insect - Belotus beetles - Belotus Solider Beetle? - Belotus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Chauliognathinae
Tribe Chauliognathini
Genus Belotus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in Brancucci (1979)(1)
Explanation of Names
Belotus Gorham 1881
2 spp. in our area, many to the south(2)
neotropical group ranging into se. US (FL-OK)(2)
Probably pollen-feeders(2)
See Also
Works Cited
1.RĂ©vision du genre Belotus Gorham (Col. Cantharidae)
Brancucci M. 1979. Entomologica Basiliensia 4: 361-430.
2.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.