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Genus Lecontella

all brown clerid - Lecontella gnara - male gnara or brunnea? - Lecontella gnara clerid - Lecontella Lecontella gnara Wolcott - Lecontella gnara Cymatodera - Lecontella gnara Lecontella gnara? - Lecontella gnara Arizona Beetle for ID - Lecontella Lecontella gnara? - Lecontella gnara
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cleroidea
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Tillinae
Genus Lecontella
Explanation of Names
Lecontella Wolcott & Chapin 1918
2 spp. in our area, 3 total(1)
8–28 mm(1)
Elytral punctations coarse, reaching apex, vs feebly to moderately coarse, not reaching apex (if punctations reaches apex, then punctures shallow) in Cymatoderella, Cymatodera(2)
key to spp. in (1)
e. & so. US to Guatemala(1)
Print References
Mawdsley J.R. (2002) Comparative ecology of the genus Lecontella Wolcott and Chapin (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Tillinae), with notes on chemically defended species of the beetle family Cleridae. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 104: 164-167.
Works Cited
1.A taxonomic revision of the subfamily Tillinae Leach sensu lato (Coleoptera, Cleridae) in the New World
Burke A.F., Zolnerowich G. 2017. ZooKeys 179: 75‒157.
2.A checklist of the New World species of Tillinae (Coleoptera: Cleridae), with an illustrated key to genera...
Burke A.F., Leavengood J.M., Zolnerowich G. 2015. Zootaxa 4059: 1‒39.