Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Cleroidea - Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles


The Clerid Homepage, by R. Gerstmeier
[cite:614049]

Jacques Rifkind's Enoclerus Photographs
[cite:383516]
Ca. 200 photos of pinned specimens representing ~120 spp. (some in several color variants), including all members of our fauna and most spp. that occur south of US-Mexican border. Extremely helpful online source.

A guide to the Cleridae of Atlantic Canada, by Christopher Majka
[cite:383514]
A helpful illustrated guide covering most of ne. NA fauna (15 spp. in 9 genera)

Ayres B.D., Barr W.F. (YYYY) Photographs of North American Cleridae associated with conifers
[cite:383513]
Photos of pinned adults of 28 spp. (+ several sspp.) from William F. Barr collection and of live larvae of Thanasimus dubius. (Note: Some spp. treated on BG as Enoclerus are treated there as Coniferoclerus.)

Lawrence J.F., et al. (1995-2005) Elateriformia (Coleoptera) larvae: descriptions, illustrations, identification...
[cite:747404]
Full citation: Lawrence J.F., Hastings A.M., Dallwitz M.J., Paine T.A., Zurcher E.J. 1995 onwards. Elateriformia (Coleoptera) larvae: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval for families and subfamilies. Version: 9th October 2005.

Lawrence J.F., et al. (2000-2005) Elateriformia (Coleoptera): descriptions, illustrations, identification...
[cite:506954]
Full citation: Lawrence J.F., Hastings A.M., Dallwitz M.J., Paine T.A., Zurcher E.J. 2000 onwards. Elateriformia (Coleoptera): descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval for families and subfamilies. Version: 9th October 2005

Ciegler J.C. (2014) South Carolina beetles
[cite:928719]

Checklist of Coleoptera Known from Great Smoky Mountains National Park
[cite:899594

GSMNP beetle species count (as of 11 February 2013) is 2,522.

Information contained on the Excel spreadsheet includes, family, subfamily (in part), genus and species, a comment line, source(s) of the record, and references to publications dealing with GSMNP beetles.

Prepared by:
The Coleoptera Taxonomic Working Group (TWIG) at the Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)
Christopher Carlton, TWIG Coordinator