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Species Ampedus nigricollis

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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 Ampedus
Species nigricollis (Ampedus nigricollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ampedus nigricollis (Herbst)
Orig. Comb: Elater nigricollis Herbst 1801
8-12 mm (1)
species has pale legs, compared to the dark legs of the similar Ampedus sellatus.
e NA - Map (BG data)(2), rare/absent along the Gulf coast...
Adults hibernate under bark.
Print References
Dillon and Dillon, p. 328, plate 32 (1)
Works Cited
1.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)