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Genus Cregya

clerid - Cregya oculata Nice little Clerid. - Cregya oculata Cregya oculata Checkered beetle - Cregya oculata Cregya oculata ? - Cregya oculata Clerid - Cregya mixta Clerid - Cregya mixta Clerid - Cregya mixta
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 Peloniinae
Genus Cregya
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
genus under revision by Weston Opitz
Explanation of Names
Cregya LeConte 1861
Numbers
5 spp. in our area, close to 120 total(1)
Size
<10 mm
Habitat
have been collected from trees infested with Scolytinae and Cerambycidae(2)
Works Cited
1.Classification, natural history, and evolution of the subfamily Peloniinae Opitz (Cleridae). Part XV. Revision of Cregya
Opitz, W. 2019. Faunitaxys 7(15): 1-126.
2.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.