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Species Lycus fernandezi

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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 Lycidae (Net-winged Beetles)
Subfamily Lycinae
Tribe Lycini
Genus Lycus
Species fernandezi (Lycus fernandezi)
Explanation of Names
Lycus fernandezi Duges 1878
AZ to c. TX; Mexico(1)(BG data)
See Also
L. arizonensis (AZ-TX) is nearly identical but lacks the "notch" in the apical black spot (and is typically bigger)
Print References
Green J.W. 1949. The Lycidae of the United States and Canada. I. The tribe Lycini (Coleoptera). Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 75: 53-70.
Internet References
Texas Entomology (Quinn 2006)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the Coleopterous insects of Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and South America.
Ricard E. Blackwelder. 1944. Bulletin of the U.S. National Museum 185(parts 1-6): xii-1492.