Taxon profile


click beetles
Elateridae Leach, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Elateroidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Dicronychidae
Cardiorhinites Candeze, 1863
Hypodesites Candeze, 1863
Ludiites Candeze, 1863
Sericosomina Hyslop, 1917
Steatoderini Schwarz, 1906



Included taxa

Number of records: 30

subfamily Protagrypninae Dolin, 1973
subfamily Agrypninae Candèze, 1857
subfamily Campyloxeninae Costa, 1975
subfamily Cardiophorinae Candèze, 1859
subfamily Dendrometrinae Gistel, 1848
subfamily Elaterinae Leach, 1815
subfamily Eudicronychinae Girard, 1971
subfamily Hemiopinae Fleutiaux, 1941
subfamily Hypnoidinae Schwarz, 1906
subfamily Lissominae Laporte de Castelnau, 1835
subfamily Morostomatinae Dolin, 2000
subfamily Negastriinae Nakane & Kishii, 1956
subfamily Oxynopterinae Candèze, 1857
subfamily Physodactylinae Lacordaire, 1857
subfamily Pityobiinae Hyslop, 1917
subfamily Semiotinae Jakobson, 1913
subfamily Subprotelaterinae Fleutiaux, 1920
subfamily Thylacosterninae Fleutiaux, 1920

Elateridae incertae sedis

species Crepidomenus metallicus Schwarz, 1906
species Crepidomenus nigrifrons Schwarz, 1907
species Crepidomenus sulcatus Candèze, 1878
species Elater asperulus Candèze, 1882
species Elater australis Candèze, 1859
species Elater goryi Boisduval, 1835
species Elater perplexus Candèze, 1859
species Elater pusillus Candèze, 1878
species Ludius exutus Candèze, 1863
species Ludius hydropicus Candèze, 1882
species Ludius lineatus Candèze, 1863
species Psephus quadraticollis Schwarz, 1906

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