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Species Hemicrepidius niger

Hemicrepidius niger
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 Dendrometrinae
Tribe Dendrometrini
Subtribe Hemicrepidiina
Genus Hemicrepidius
Species niger (Hemicrepidius niger)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Athous niger
Explanation of Names
Hemicrepidius niger (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
10–13 mm(1)
Identification
coloration vary from brown to black
Range
native to, and widespread across w. Palaearctic (east into Siberia)(2), adventive in NA (NB, ON)(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: ON 2008(1)