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Genus Drapetes

Click Beetle - Drapetes exstriatus orange and bluish - Drapetes rubricollis orange and bluish - Drapetes rubricollis Elateridae - Drapetes exstriatus Little Click - Drapetes quadripustulatus A very small Elateridae - Drapetes chiracahua Drapetes rubricollis black beetle with four orange spots - Drapetes quadripustulatus
Classification
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 Lissominae
Genus Drapetes
Explanation of Names
Drapetes Dejean 1821
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, >120 total(1)
Range
circumtropical to warm temperate, >80% of spp. in the New World; in our area, e. Canada to FL-AZ(1)
Remarks
our only representative of the tribe Lissomini Laporte 1835(2)