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Large Elateridae - Lanelater schottii

Large Elateridae - Lanelater schottii
Picture Rocks, NW of Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
June 14, 2008
Size: 24 mm
Creosote, Paloverde, Mesquite area, at patio light

Moved from Agrypninae.

no, this can't be Agr. in the currently used classif.
maybe a Lanelater or a close relative. Pls show it to your advisors at the Univ., they must know it offhand

Moved from Agrypnus.

Moved from Click Beetles.

une ideƩ, enfin: Agrypnus

Very distinct. I believe, IDable. Aucune idee.

I thought so, too
I've passed up the non-destinct ones... but there seeems to be no specialist for clicks that does have an idea (must be a new species: A. idee Belov)

now that's an idea!
(never liked describing new taxa, though; i always tried to outsource that part of work and get rather kinda Schnellclickia (Conundrum) belovi S. & M. Lunettes, 1783 result :)

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