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Genus Megapenthes

black and brown Click Beetle - Megapenthes limbalis Megapenthes turbulentus (LeConte) - Megapenthes turbulentus click beetle - Megapenthes turbulentus Megapenthes stigmosus ? - Megapenthes Ampedus moerens - Megapenthes tartareus - female Megapenthes rufilabris? - Megapenthes rufilabris Megapenthes limbalis? - Megapenthes limbalis Click beetle - Megapenthes - male
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 Elaterinae
Genus Megapenthes
Explanation of Names
Megapenthes Kiesenwetter 1858
Numbers
29 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
key to spp. in (2)
Range
much of NA(1)
Remarks
member of the tribe Megapenthini Gurjeva 1973 that contains ~9 genera