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Genus Prosternon

Click Beetle - Prosternon bombycinum Lomatium beetle - Prosternon bombycinum Click Beetle - Prosternon Prosternon Early beetle - Prosternon click beetle - Prosternon medianus Elateridae - Prosternon Elateridae - Prosternon
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 Prosternon
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
includes former members of 'Ctenicera fallax group'(1)
Explanation of Names
Prosternon Latreille 1834
6 spp. in NA(1)
holarctic; in NA, boreal and montane forests(1)