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Genus Lecontella

all brown clerid - Lecontella gnara - male Beetle - Lecontella gnara Clerid - Lecontella brunnea Dark brown beetle - Lecontella gnara Clerid - Lecontella brunnea clerid - Lecontella Lecontella gnara? - Lecontella gnara Lecontella gnara? - Lecontella gnara
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 Cleroidea (Bark-gnawing, Checkered and Soft-winged Flower Beetles)
Family Cleridae (Checkered Beetles)
Subfamily Tillinae
Genus Lecontella
Explanation of Names
Lecontella Wolcott & Chapin 1918
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 3 total(1)
Size
8–28 mm(1)
Identification
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)
Range
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.