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Subfamily Tillinae

yellow-orange/black clerid - Cymatodera puncticollis single-belted clerid - Cymatodera neomexicana Inornate Checkered Beetle - Cymatodera inornata Clerid - Cymatodera bicolor Cymatodera tricolor? - Cymatodera tricolor Cymatodera Cymatodera aegra-complex Cymatodera
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 Tillinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised (partly) in (1)
Numbers
the second largest clerid subfamily, with ~80 spp. in 7 genera in our area(2), ~550 spp. in almost 70 genera total(3)
Size
worldwide, 3–25 mm(3)
Identification
key to New World genera in(2)
Range
worldwide, but more diverse in temperate NA and in the epiequatorial Neotropics (also throughout the Paleotropics, esp. Madagascar)(3)
Food
mostly lignicolous insects(3)