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Click Beetle? - Pherhimius fascicularis

Click Beetle? - Pherhimius fascicularis
Ringgold, Catoosa County, Georgia, USA
June 10, 2015
Size: 20mm
Came to black light around 2300 hrs. Although not visible in the photos the beetle has flabellate antenna. Looks like the specimens in the photos of Pherhimius fascicularis.

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Although not visible in the photos the beetle has flagellate...
"Although not visible in the photos the beetle has flagellate antenna."

Hate to be pedantic, but the word is probably "flabellate" that you have in mind.

Besides, the antennae are likely "pectinate".

Aside from that, the ID looks good.

 
Flabellate
My bad, you are absolutely correct, I should flagellate myself right now for not proof reading it. Originally I had flabellate in the narrative but when I went back in to add the second photo, the narrative was deleted and flabellate was auto-corrected to flagellate when I retyped. One of my new beetle books describes this elaterid as having a flabellate antenna, not pectinate, and a drawing in one of my older books backs this description up. However in my old copy of Borror and Delong, the drawing of a "pectinate" antenna looks more like the antenna on this critter, than does the drawing of the flabellate antenna. I guess you can pick your own poison. Thanks for the ID and catching spelling error, which I have since corrected.

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