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Genus Metanomus

Elaterid 2 - Metanomus insidiosus Metanomus insidiosus  - Metanomus insidiosus Elaterid 2 - Metanomus insidiosus
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 Dendrometrinae
Tribe Prosternini
Genus Metanomus
Explanation of Names
Metanomus Buysson 1887
3 spp. in our area(1), one more (the type sp.) in n. Eurasia(2)
Holarctic boreal; in our area, one sp. boreal transcontinental + 2 spp. montane in n. CA(1)(2)