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Genus Megapenthes

Megapenthes turbulentus (LeConte) - Megapenthes turbulentus Megapenthes longicornis-complex - Megapenthes longicornis Megapenthes turbulentus? - Megapenthes turbulentus Megapenthes limbalis Megapenthes caprella?? - Megapenthes Megapenthes lepidus Megapenthes limbalis? - Megapenthes limbalis Pennsylvania Beetle for ID - Megapenthes rufilabris
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Subfamily Elaterinae
Genus Megapenthes
Explanation of Names
Megapenthes Kiesenwetter 1858
name borrowed from Greek mythology (name meaning "great sorrow")
29 spp. in our area(1)
key to spp. in (2)
much of NA(1)
member of the tribe Megapenthini Gurjeva 1973 that contains ~9 genera