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Genus Elonus

Coleoptera - Elonus gruberi Something In Staphylinidae - Elonus nebulosus - male Beetle - Elonus basalis 918W19 - Elonus hesperus Elonus hesperus? - Elonus hesperus Beetle - Elonus gruberi Ant-like Leaf Beetle - Elonus basalis Elonus simplex? - Elonus simplex - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea
Family Aderidae (Ant-like Leaf Beetles)
Tribe Aderini
Subtribe Syzetoninina
Genus Elonus
Explanation of Names
Elonus Casey 1895
7 spp. in our area(1)
key to spp. in (1)
NS-FL to ON-eNE-OK-AZ into Mexico(1)(2)
on the leaves of broad-leaved plants; come to lights (mostly males)(3)
Works Cited
1.A review of North American Elonus species, with description of E. gruberi n. sp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea: Aderidae)
Gompel, N. 2017. Zootaxa 4338: 533–545.
2.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.
3.The Nearctic species of Elonus (Coleoptera: Aderidae)
Werner F.G. 1992. Psyche 1999(4): 245-264.