Fire-colored Beetles


Summary 2

Fire-coloured beetles are the beetles of the Pyrochroidae family, which includes the red Cardinal beetles. This family contains some 150 species. Many species in the subfamily Pyrochroinae have comb- or antler-like antennae. This family also now includes most former members of the defunct family Pedilidae.

SoCal Status 3

Known Species per The California Beetle Database .
Cononotus punctatus
Cononotus sericans
Cononotus substriatus
Neopyrochroa californica
Pedilus abnormis
Pedilus bardi
Pedilus cavatus
Pedilus distinguendus
Pedilus flexiventris
Pedilus inconspicuus
Pedilus punctulatus
Pedilus rusticus

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  1. (c) Cécile Bassaglia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA),
  2. Adapted by BJ Stacey from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),
  3. (c) BJ Stacey, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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