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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Pennasolis

Clerid - Pennasolis merkeli Clerid - Pennasolis merkeli Cleridae - Pennasolis merkeli Cleridae - Pennasolis merkeli Pennasolis merkeli (Horn) - Pennasolis merkeli
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 Epiphloeinae
Genus Pennasolis
Explanation of Names
Pennasolis Opitz 2008(1)
2 spp. in our area(1), 3 spp. total (Jacques Rifkind, pers.comm. to =v=)
sw. US & Mexico