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Genus Anchastus

Unusual Click Beetle - Anchastus signaticollis Click Beetle - Anchastus binus 030312Clicker2 - Anchastus fumicollis Anchastus bicolor LeConte - Anchastus bicolor ? - Anchastus fumicollis Anchastus bicolor? - Anchastus bicolor Black and brown click beetle (2) - Anchastus binus Click Beetle Anchastus binus? - Anchastus binus
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 Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Subfamily Elaterinae
Tribe Ampedini
Subtribe Physorhinina
Genus Anchastus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elatrinus Horn 1871
Explanation of Names
Anchastus LeConte 1853
17 spp. in our area(1)
Key to spp.: Van Dyke (1932)
e. & so. US to OR-CA(1)
Print References
Van Dyke E.C. (1932) Miscellaneous studies in the Elateridae and related families of Coleoptera. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th series, 20(9): 291-465.