Explanation of Names
Lecontella brunnea (Spinola 1844)
brunnea = 'brown'
e US to AZ (ME-FL to IA-KS-AZ)(1)(2)
collected from bee nests in dead logs and in the larval cells of Sphecidae, Megachilidae, and Vespidae(2)
adults frequently collected at lights (Mawdsley 2002)
Mawdsley J.R. (2002) Comparative ecology of the genus Lecontella Wolcott and Chapin (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Tillinae), with notes on chemically defended species of the beetle family Cleridae. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104: 164-167.