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Genus Glyphonyx

click beetle - Glyphonyx recticollis Elaterinae - Glyphonyx nanus click beetle - Glyphonyx inquinatus 916W18 - Glyphonyx ferruginosus Beetle - Glyphonyx recticollis - female Gold-shimmering click beetle - Glyphonyx Glyphonyx Glyphonyx ferruginosus? - Glyphonyx
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 Synaptini
Genus Glyphonyx
Explanation of Names
Glyphonyx Cand├Ęze 1863
'carved claw'
17 spp. in our area(1)
revision & key in(2)
e. & s. NA(1)
our only representative of the subtribe Synaptina Gistel 1856(1)