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Classification, natural history, and evolution of the subfamily Peloniinae Opitz (Cleridae). Part XV. Revision of Cregya
By Opitz, W.
Faunitaxys 7(15): 1-126., 2019
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Opitz, Weston. 2019. Classification, natural history, and evolution of the subfamily Peloniinae Opitz (Coleoptera: Cleroidea: Cleridae). Part XV. Taxonomic revision of the new world genus Cregya Leconte. Faunitaxys 7(15): 1-126.

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The genus Cregya LeConte is redefined to include 117 species. There are 89 new species described herein:

(1) C. abacula n. sp., (2) C. agnosta n. sp., (3) C. alicula n. sp., (4) C. america n. sp., (5) C. ametra n. sp.,
(6) C. andersoni n. sp., (7) C. andros n. sp., (8) C. apanthesa n. sp., (9) C. apicula n. sp., (10) C. aragua n. sp.,

Systematics of the checkered beetle genus Chariessa Perty
By Opitz, W.
Insecta Mundi 0574: 1-42., 2017
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Opitz, W. 2017. Classification, natural history, and evolution of the subfamily Peloniinae Opitz (Coleoptera: Cleroidea: Cleridae). Part VIII. Systematics of the checkered beetle genus Chariessa Perty. Insecta Mundi 0574: 1-42.

Abstract. The New World genus Chariessa Forster (Coleoptera: Cleroidea: Cleridae) is revised and includes C. catalina Opitz, new species, C. elegans Horn, C. dichroa (LeConte), C. floridana Schaeffer, C. pilosa (Forster), C. texana Wolcott, C. ramicornis Perty, C. vestita (Chevrolat), and C. duponti (Spinola). Enoplium pilosa var. marginata Say is synonymized with Chariessa pilosa Forster.

Notes on some Cleridae of Middle and North America, with descriptions of new species.
By Wolcott, A.B.
Field Museum of Natural History, Zool. Ser., 7(10): 339-401., 1910
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Wolcott, A.B. 1910. Notes on some Cleridae of Middle and North America, with descriptions of new species. Field Museum of Natural History, Zool. Ser., 7(10): 339-401

The checkered beetles of north central Mexico (Coleoptera, Cleridae)
By Patricia Vaurie
American Museum novitates, no. 1597, Dec 9, 1952
Patricia Vaurie, The checkered beetles of north central Mexico (Coleoptera, Cleridae), American Museum novitates, no. 1597, Dec 9, 1952.

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Synopsis of the species of Cymatodera and Trichodes of the United States
By George H. Horn
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 5 (1874 - 1876)
George H. Horn, Synopsis of the species of Cymatodera and Trichodes of the United States, Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 5 (1874 - 1876): 220-232.

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Classification, natural history, phylogeny, and subfamily composition of the Cleridae and generic content of the subfamilies
By Opitz W.
Entomologica Basiliensia et Collections Frey 32: 31–128, 2010
[i have a copy, courtesy Dr Opitz. =v=]

The checkered beeltes (Coleoptera: Cleridae) of Florida.
By Leavengood, Jr., J.M.
University of Florida, Gainesville. 206 pp., 2008
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Leavengood, Jr., J.M. (2008) The checkered beetles (Coleoptera: Cleridae) of Florida. Unpublished thesis for the degree of Master of Science. University of Florida, Gainesville. 206 pp.

The checkered beetles (Coleoptera: Cleridae) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
By Christopher G. Majka
Zootaxa 1385: 31–46, 2006
Rich data on distribution and biology of 16 spp., i. e. most of the northeastern clerid fauna.
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