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Subfamily Negastriinae

Negastrius stibicki Wells, 1996 - Negastrius stibicki Paradonus obliquatulus Neohypdonus musculus Elateridae 7 - Negastrius Hypnoidus? Waterford.2021.J.03 - Paradonus Belden-J.2021.35 - Negastrius Belden-J.2021.35 - Negastrius
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
see (1)
35 spp. in 8 genera in our area(2)
keys to eastern spp. in (3)
most of NA, more diverse in the north and in montane (esp. western) regions(2)