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Subfamily Cebrioninae

Selonodon - Selonodon mandibularis - male Selonodon - Selonodon mandibularis - male Click Beetle - Selonodon Scaptolenus - female Click Beetle - Selonodon bicolor Selonodon sp? - Selonodon floridensis - male Scaptolenus lecontei Chevrolat - Scaptolenus lecontei Unknown beetles - Selonodon
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 Cebrioninae
Explanation of Names
Cebrioninae Latreille 1802
Numbers
>65 spp. in 5 genera of 2 tribes in our area(1)
Size
13-25 mm
Identification
Mandibles and pronotum distinctive: Mandibles prominent, strongly curved, with pointed tips. Hind angles of pronotum distinctly elongate. Head prognatuous. Antenna 11-segmented, more or less sawtoothed.(2)
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