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Subfamily Oxynopterinae

Cicada bounty - Melanactes piceus Melanactes piceus large click beetle - Melanactes piceus Beetle - Perissarthron trapezium Melanactes morio? - Melanactes morio Melanactes morio? - Melanactes morio Click Beetle - Perissarthron trapezium Melanactes piceus? - Melanactes piceus
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 Oxynopterinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly (see(1)) treated as a tribe (Oxynopterini) in Dendrometrinae (=Prosterninae)
Explanation of Names
Oxynopterinae Cand├Ęze 1857
Numbers
9 spp. in 4 genera in our area(2)