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Genus Diplostethus

Click Beetle - Diplostethus beetle - Diplostethus carolinensis Click Beetle - Diplostethus carolinensis 62 Tentatively - Diplostethus texanus Diplostethus texanus Beetle? - Diplostethus texanus Click beetle - Diplostethus click beetle - Diplostethus
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 Elaterini
Genus Diplostethus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diplostethus Schwarz 1906
4 spp. in our area(1)
D. opacicollis and D. peninsularis sw. US
D. texanus OK-TX-AZ
D. carolinensis se. US
Works Cited
1.Monograph of the subtribe Elaterina (Insecta: Coleoptera: Elateridae: Elaterinae).
Schimmel R. and D. Tarnawski. 2010. Genus 21(3): 325–487.