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Species Aulicus antennatus

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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 Clerinae
Genus Aulicus
Species antennatus (Aulicus antennatus)
Explanation of Names
Aulicus antennatus Schaeffer 1921
Range
w. US(1) (AZ CA ID NV)
Food
"We know nothing about its biology, although we suspect its larvae are egg predators of lubber grasshoppers." (Jacques Rifkind, pers. comm. to =v= 31.v.2010)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of North American beetles of the family Cleridae
Wolcott A.B. 1947. Fieldiana: Zoology 32: 63–105.