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Species Perilypus ornaticollis

Perilypus ornaticollis (LeConte) - Perilypus ornaticollis Perilypus ornaticollis (LeConte) - Perilypus ornaticollis
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 Perilypus
Species ornaticollis (Perilypus ornaticollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perilypus ornaticollis (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Cleronomus ornaticollis LeConte, 1880
Syn: Colyphus furcatus Schaeffer, 1904
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
6-10 mm (Mawdsley 1992),(Schaeffer 1904)
Identification
serrate antennae (1)
Range
OH, IN, TN, AR, LA, TX / Mex. (Ekis 1977)
Remarks
Type Locality: Ohio
Print References
Ekis, G. 1977. Classification, Phylogeny, and Zoogeography of the Genus Perilypus (Coleoptera: Cleridae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 227: i-iv + 1-138. Full PDF
LeConte, J.L. 1880. Short studies of North American Coleoptera. Transactions of the American. Entomological Society 8: 163–218.
Mawdsley, J. 1992. A discussion of the phena of Perilypus ornaticollis (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Cleridae), with a review of subspecies taxa in the family Cleridae. Psyche 99: 199-206. Full PDF
Schaeffer, C. 1904. New genera and species of Coleoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 12(4): 197-236. Full Text
Wolcott, A.B. 1947. Catalogue of North American beetles of the family Cleridae. Fieldiana: Zoology, 32(2): 63–105. Full PDF
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.