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Click Beetle - Sericus incongruus

Click Beetle - Sericus incongruus
Mt. Washington, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
June 8, 2007

Neartica lists it as incongruus, so that's what I went with and added brunneus as a synonum.

pls remove brunneus from synonyma
brunneus is much older and thus can't be synonymized with incongruus, only vice versa: if they are one species, then brunneus supersedes; if treated as separate, then brunneus will remain a Palearctic sp., while incongruus, its vicarious Nearctic cousin

Synonum removed
I never thought about not being able to use the older name as a synonum, but now that you mention it, it makes perfect sense.

Moved from Elaterinae.

Moved from Click Beetles.

you know what, Tom? let's make it Sericus...
...'e lascia dir le genti' --we'll be on to smtg

yup; this is S. brunneus (L.)
...or incongruus (LeConte, 1853) IF the latter's validity has been restored

can be safely moved to Elaterinae

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