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Species Phausis rhombica

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea (Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles)
Family Lampyridae (Fireflies)
Subfamily Lampyrinae
Tribe Lucidotini
Genus Phausis
Species rhombica (Phausis rhombica)
Explanation of Names
Phausis rhombica Fender in Hatch 1962
6-7 mm(1)
Rhomboid pronotum distinctive. Body all-black. Transparent windows large, nearly meeting. The similarly shaped Ph. inaccensa is brownish and eastern in distribution.(1)
sw. AB to BC south to OR(1)
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