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Genus Hemicrepidius

large black click beetle - Hemicrepidius morio Click Beetle - Hemicrepidius indistinctus Click Beetle - Hemicrepidius indistinctus Large Click - Hemicrepidius nemnonius Elateridae: Unknown Species - Hemicrepidius Melanotus ?? - Hemicrepidius nemnonius Pennsylvania Beetle for ID - Elaterid - Hemicrepidius hemipodus Elateridae - Hemicrepidius ruficornis
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 Dendrometrinae
Tribe Dendrometrini
Subtribe Hemicrepidiina
Genus Hemicrepidius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pedetes Kirby, 1837
Asaphes Kirby, 1837
Heterathous Reitter, 1905
Pseudathous Mequignon, 1930
Miwacrepidius Ohira, 1962
Yukara Kishii, 1962
Medakathous Kishii, 1964
Explanation of Names
Hemicrepidius Germar 1839
20 spp. (of which 2 adventive) in our area(1)
Holarctic & Oriental(1)