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Genus Cerylon

Cerylonidae, lateral - Cerylon unicolor beetle - Cerylon castaneum beetle - Cerylon castaneum Unknown Beetle - Cerylon castaneum Beetle - Cerylon unicolor Small Cerylon - Cerylon unicolor Cerylonidae, Cerylon unicolor  - Cerylon unicolor Beetle - Cerylon
Classification
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 Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Cerylonidae (Minute Bark Beetles)
Subfamily Ceryloninae
Genus Cerylon
Explanation of Names
Cerylon Latreille 1802
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1), dozens worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide except Australia but scarcely represented in the New World; in NA, C. unicolor & C. castaneum transcontinental in the north and widespread in the east (the former also along the Pacific), 3 more spp. with limited southwestern ranges (C. distans AZ, C. californicum CA, C. conditum AZ-NM)(2)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.The North American Cerylonidae (Coleoptera: Clavicornia)
John F. Lawrence and Karl Stephan. 1975. Cambridge Entomological Club.