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Tribe Ampedini

ground beetle? - Ampedus nigricollis Click beetle  - Dicrepidius palmatus Click Beetle - Melanotus similis - female Melanotus indistinctus Quate - Melanotus indistinctus - male Click beetle - Ampedus sellatus Melanotus  americanus ? - Melanotus americanus False Click Beetle? - Melanotus communis-complex Beetle - Melanotus americanus - male
Classification
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
Explanation of Names
Ampedini Gistel 1856
Numbers
the largest tribe of the Elaterinae, with ca. 160 spp. in 7 genera in our area, divided into 3 subtribes(1)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA