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Subfamily Negastriinae

Neohypdonus perplexus (Horn) - Neohypdonus perplexus Paradonus pectoralis (Say, 1836) - Paradonus - male Negastrius colon Horn - Negastrius colon Neohypdonus musculus Neohypdonus tumescens Paradonus futilis (LeConte) - Paradonus futilis Negastrius arnetti Click - Negastrius
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 Negastriinae
Explanation of Names
Negastriinae Nakane & Kishii 1956
Numbers
35 spp. in 8 genera in our area(1)
Identification
illustrated keys to eastern genera & spp. in(2)
Range
most of NA, more diverse in the north and in montane (esp. western) regions(1)