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Species Agriotes obscurus - Dusky Wireworm

Agriotes obscurus (LeConte) - Agriotes obscurus Agriotes obscurus
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 Agriotini
Subtribe Agriotina
Genus Agriotes
Species obscurus (Dusky Wireworm)
Range
native to, and common across, the Palaearctic; adventive and established in ne. NA (NF-NS-ME) and BC(1)(2)
Remarks
a pest of various crops
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