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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Trichodes

Trichodes oresterus Wolcott - Trichodes oresterus Clerid beetle, Trichodes? - Trichodes peninsularis Red and Black Beetle on Euthamia Flowers - Trichodes nuttalli Trichodes ? - Trichodes ornatus Trichodes nuttalli  - Trichodes nuttalli Trichodes bicinctus Green - Trichodes bicinctus Trichodes nuttalli  - Trichodes nuttalli Trichodes nutalli - Trichodes nuttalli
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 Clerinae
Genus Trichodes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in (1)
Explanation of Names
Trichodes Herbst 1792
Numbers
10 spp. in our area(2), >60 total
Identification
key to spp. in (3)
Range
holarctic & Afrotropical (most diverse in the Mediterranean & C Asia), widespread in NA
Works Cited
1.Revision of North American Trichodes (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Cleridae).
Foster, D.E. 1976. Texas Tech University Special Publications No. 11. 86 p.
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.
3.Insects of Western North America 8 The Checkered Beetle Genus Trichodes Herbst (Coleoptera: Cleridae): a pictorial key to North
West, Daniel R. 2014. Colorado State University.