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Species Melanotus sagittarius

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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 Elaterinae
Tribe Ampedini
Genus Melanotus
Species sagittarius (Melanotus sagittarius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melanotus carinus Blatchley 1910
Explanation of Names
Melanotus sagittarius (LeConte 1853)
Size
elytron 8.5-12.0 mm(1)
Range
e NA (NB-QC to FL-IL)(2)(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of click beetles of genus Melanotus in America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Elateridae).
Quate, L.W., and S.E. Thompson. 1967. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum, 121(3568): 1-83.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.