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Genus Vanonus

Vanonus sp. - Vanonus calvescens Aderid - Vanonus - male Vanonus balteatus Werner - Vanonus balteatus Beetle - Vanonus musculus - male Aderidae - Vanonus Vanonus bicolor? - Vanonus bicolor Vanonus bicolor? - Vanonus bicolor Vanonus bicolor? - Vanonus bicolor - female
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 Vanonus
Explanation of Names
Vanonus Casey 1895
13 spp. in our area(1)
Key to spp. in (2)
e. NA to AZ(1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Immatures of Vanonus balteatus were found in a bee nest (Yanega & Leschen 1994)
Larvae of V. balteatus are described in Yanega & Leschen (1994)
Print References
Yanega D., Leschen R.A.B. (1994) Beetles associated with bee nests (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in Chiapas, México, with descriptions of the immature stages of Vanonus balteatus Werner (Coleoptera: Aderidae, Endomychidae, Meloidae). Col. Bull. 48: 355‒360
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.Revision of the Aderidae of eastern North America.
Werner, F.G. 1990. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 98: 187-232.