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Genus Sarpedon

Sarpedon scabrosus - male Sarpedon scabrosus - female Sarpedon scabrosus - male Sarpedon scabrosus - male Sarpedon scabrosus - male false click beetle - Sarpedon scabrosus Sarpedon scabrosus Rough Click Beetle - Sarpedon scabrosus
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 Eucnemidae (False Click Beetles)
Subfamily Melasinae
Tribe Dirhagini
Genus Sarpedon
Numbers
Four species are known world wide. A single species is found in the Nearctic region.
Size
5.0-7.0 mm long.
Identification
Antenna biserrate in females, bipectinate in males will distinguish the group from all others.
Range
Mainly distributed along the west coast, central and northeastern part of North America.
Habitat
Largely found in moist forested areas.
Season
Mid June through July.
Food
Unknown.
Life Cycle
Unknown.
Print References
Muona, J. 2000. A Revision of the Nearctic Eucnemidae. Acta Zoologica Fennica. 212: 106 pp.
Internet References