Family Aderidae - Ant-like Leaf Beetles
Beetles associated with stored products in Canada: An identification guideBy Bousquet Y.
Research Branch Agriculture Canada, Publication 1837, 1990
An extremely helpful, thoroughly illustrated manual, one of the best beetle identification aids treating in-depth several tough and obscure groups, e.g., Cryptophagidae, Latridiidae, Demestidae, Ptininae, etc.; a must-have source for anyone dealing with beetles.
Besides identification keys that cover 120 spp. of 20 families, provides about 160 excellent detail drawings/SEMs, identification plates showing habita of 63 species and 64 full-page habitus drawings, general informa
Identification manual for the water beetles of FloridaBy John H. Epler
FL Dept. Environ. Protection, Tallahassee, FL. 257 pp., 1996
Full title: Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae)
Note: A revised version is under preparation, with full color figures, updated information, and new sections covering the aquatic/semi-aquatic Chrysomelidae and Curculionidae.
Phloeocharis subtilissima and Cephennium gallicum new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera...By Majka C., Klimaszewski J.
Zootaxa 781: 1–15, 2004
Full title: Phloeocharis subtilissima
Mannerheim (Staphylinidae: Phloeocharinae) and Cephennium gallicum
Ganglbauer (Scydmaenidae) new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera to the port of Halifax, with new records of other species
Catalogue of the Described Coleoptera of the United StatesBy Haldeman and LeConte
Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., xvi + 174 pp., 1853
Lists original publication for each beetle species described prior to January 1852.
Haldeman, S.S. and J.L. LeConte. 1853. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of the United States, by Friedrich Ernst Melsheimer, M.D., revised. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., xvi + 174 pp.
The Beetles of the United States: A Manual for Identification.By Ross H. Arnett, Jr
The American Entomological Institute, Ann Arbor, MI. xii + 1112 pp, 1968
The Beetles of the United States
was the predecessor of American Beetles
, vol (1)
There were four additional printings.
Arnett, R.H., Jr. 1968. The Beetles of the United States: A Manual for Identification. The American Entomological Institute, Ann Arbor, MI. xii + 1112 pp
Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")By Charles W. Leng
John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp., 1920
"The Leng Catalogue" was (and still is) an important early North American beetle catalog.
Leng, C.W. 1920. Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.
The aim of this catalogue is to enumerate systematically all the species of Coleoptera described prior to January 1, 1919 which occur in America, north of Mexico, Greenland included; with consecutive numbers, synonyms, citation of original description, and an indication of distribution.