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Superfamily Elateroidea - Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles

Firefly - Lucidota? - Lucidota atra Firefly - Ellychnia corrusca Small Click Beetle - Aeolus mellillus Beacon Rock Beatle 4 - Silis pallida Lycus arizonensis Green - Lycus arizonensis 831W08 - Heteroderes amplicollis click beetle - Horistonotus curiatus click beetle - Hemicrepidius hemipodus
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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Jacobsoniidae recently transferred to Derodontoidea(1)
Numbers
12 families in our area, 17 total(2)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera, Beetles; Morphology and Systematics vol. 2
Richard A.B. Leschen, Rolf G. Beutel and John F. Lawrence. 2010. De Gruyter.
2.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.