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Genus Deilelater - Glowing Click Beetles

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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 Agrypninae
Tribe Pyrophorini
Genus Deilelater (Glowing Click Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrophorus
Explanation of Names
Deilelater Costa 1975
'evening Elater'
Numbers
3 spp. in our area(1)
Range
D. atlanticus GA-FL, D. physoderus GA-FL-AZ, Mexico; D. ustulatus FL(2)
Remarks
Periodic local outbreaks in Texas, mostly along the coast.