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For the United States & Canada

Species Alaus lusciosus - Texas Click Beetle


Johnson P.J. (-2013) Project Elater: Taxonomy and biology of click beetles and their relatives
[cite:376238]
Currently unavailable, this site, put together by our leading expert, will hopefully become a comprehensive source of information on Elateridae, Anischiidae, Throscidae, and Cerophytidae

Johnson P.J. (-2013) Elateridae of Canada and the Continental United States
[cite:376224]
A part of the Project Elater -- under construction, currently not available

Johnson P.J. (2009) Classification of the Nearctic genera of Elateridae
[cite:372240]
CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
No. of spp., distribution in NA, and the synonyms are provided for each genus.

Johnson P.J. (2003) Key to the Nearctic genera of Elateridae
[cite:372239]
unavailable as of 4/26/2013

Click Beetles of the Palearctic Region, by Václav Dušánek & Josef Mertlik
[cite:372238]
A highly informative, richly illustrated site maintained by Czech experts. Check it out to get a good idea of the elaterid fauna of north temperate zone -- and how tough and fascinating that group of beetles is.

Cicero J.M. (2013) World Lampyridae, Lycidae, Phengodidae, Drilidae and miscellany
[cite:899245]

Lawrence J.F., et al. (1995-2005) Elateriformia (Coleoptera) larvae: descriptions, illustrations, identification...
[cite:747404]
Full citation: Lawrence J.F., Hastings A.M., Dallwitz M.J., Paine T.A., Zurcher E.J. 1995 onwards. Elateriformia (Coleoptera) larvae: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval for families and subfamilies. Version: 9th October 2005.

Lawrence J.F., et al. (2000-2005) Elateriformia (Coleoptera): descriptions, illustrations, identification...
[cite:506954]
Full citation: Lawrence J.F., Hastings A.M., Dallwitz M.J., Paine T.A., Zurcher E.J. 2000 onwards. Elateriformia (Coleoptera): descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval for families and subfamilies. Version: 9th October 2005