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Genus Elonus

Antlike leaf beetle - Elonus nebulosus Elonus basalis (LeConte) - Elonus basalis Elonus excavatus Werner - Elonus excavatus Elonus basalis Beetle - Elonus nebulosus - male Ant-like Beetle - Elonus basalis Elonus basalis - Elonus hesperus Elonus nebulosus? - Elonus nebulosus
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 Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Aderidae (Ant-like Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Aderini
Subtribe Syzetoninina
Genus Elonus
Explanation of Names
Elonus Casey 1895
Numbers
7 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(1)
Range
e. NA to AZ(2), north to NS-ON(3)
Habitat
on the leaves of broad-leaved plants; come to lights (mostly males!)(4)
Works Cited
1.A review of North American Elonus species, with description of E. gruberi n. sp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea: Aderidae)
Gompel, N. 2017. Zootaxa.
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.
3.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
4.The Nearctic species of Elonus (Coleoptera: Aderidae)
Werner F.G. 1992. Psyche 1999(4): 245-264.