Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#164023
Parallelostethus attenuatus

Parallelostethus attenuatus
Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
July 15, 2007
Size: 17 mm
From panel trap.

Parallelostethus attenuatus. A large click beetle, most often black with a red thorax. Antennae are serrate in both sexes. The sides of the "mesosternal fossa" are parallel, thus the genus name.

Size is listed as 16 to 22 mm. I think other BG images have their size overestimated.

Images of this individual: tag all
Parallelostethus attenuatus Parallelostethus attenuatus