red-blue checkered beetle

(Trichodes nutalli)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

red-blue checkered beetle

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NNR - Unranked

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Occurrence

 

Flight/Season

June to August

Habitat

Meadows, fields with flowers, gardens.

Size

Total Length: 5 16 to long


Identification

 

 
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Species

 


Larval Food

Larvae of wasps and bees.

 
Adult Food

Thrips and other small insects, pollen.

 
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Behavior

 


Distribution Distribution Map  

Sources: 7, 24, 27, 29.


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Taxonomy

Order:

Coleoptera (beetles)

 

Suborder:

Polyphaga (water, rove, scarab, longhorn, leaf and snout beetles)

 

Infraorder:

Cucujiformia

 

Superfamily:

Cleroidea

 

Family:

Cleridae (checkered beetles)

 

Subfamily:

Clerinae

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

Nuttall’s shaggy beetle

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Location: Wild River State Park

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