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Species Conoderus vespertinus - Tobacco Wireworm

Tobacco Wireworm - Conoderus vespertinus Tobacco Wireworm - Conoderus vespertinus Specimen 14 - Conoderus vespertinus Conoderus - Conoderus vespertinus Conoderus vespertinus - male - female Click beetle - Conoderus vespertinus Tobacco Wireworm - Conoderus vespertinus Conoderus vespertinus? - Conoderus vespertinus
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 Oophorini
Genus Conoderus
Species vespertinus (Tobacco Wireworm)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elater vespertinus Fabricius 1801
Explanation of Names
vespertinus = 'of evening'
Size
7-10 mm(1)
Identification
pattern variable:
Range
e. US to TX (CT-FL to SD-TX); Mexico(2)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.New species of Elateridae (Coleoptera) from Sonora, Mexico with new country and state records, new taxonomic changes...
P. J. Johnson. 2018. Dugesiana. 25(1);1-31.