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Subfamily Enopliinae

4-spotted Checkered Beetle - Pelonides quadrinotata - female BG2604 E4170 - Pelonides quadripunctata Cleridae? - Boschella fasciata - male Cleridae? - Boschella fasciata - male Cleridae? - Boschella fasciata - male Four-spotted Checkered Beetle Pelonides quadripunctatus - Pelonides quadripunctata beetle from log - Boschella fasciata Pelonides quadrinotata (Haldeman) - Pelonides quadrinotata
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 Enopliinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
members of recently erected subfamilies Peloniinae and Neorthopleurinae(1) used to be treated in this subfamily [see(2)]
5 spp. in 3 genera in our area(2), ~70 spp. in 15 genera total(1)
worldwide, 3.0–15.0 mm(1)
worldwide, with prominence in temperate and subtropical zones(1)
Print References
Opitz, W. 2014. Taxonomy of the New World genera of Enopliinae (Coleoptera: Cleridae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 87(4): 358-384.
Works Cited
1.Classification, natural history, phylogeny, and subfamily composition of the Cleridae and generic content of the subfamilies
Opitz W. 2010. Entomologica Basiliensia et Collections Frey 32: 31–128.
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.