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Genus Enoclerus

Ant-like Beetle - Enoclerus nigripes Enoclerus opifex (Gorham) - Enoclerus opifex Fainting Beetle - Enoclerus sphegeus Enoclerus nigripes Enoclerus? - Enoclerus rosmarus Small red-headed beetle - Enoclerus rosmarus Cleridae, dorsal - Enoclerus rosmarus 07/14/2021  Enoclerus ichneumoneus - Enoclerus ichneumoneus
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 Clerinae
Genus Enoclerus
Explanation of Names
Enoclerus Gahan 1910
Numbers
~40 spp. in our area(1), a lot more in Mesoamerica
Size
3-24 mm(2)
Range
Across the continent
Habitat
under bark, in galls, around woody plants, rarely on foliage(2)
Food
larvae and adults are predacious; adults may feed on pollen, some species are attracted to carrion and "stored animal products"(2)
Remarks
Print References
Rifkind J. (2016) Enoclerus Gahan: predators of chemically protected ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Cleridae and Coccinellidae). Insecta Mundi 0514: 1-5.
Works Cited
1.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.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.