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Species Caenia dimidiata

Calopteron teminale? - Caenia dimidiata Caenia dimidiata Beetle - Caenia dimidiata Net-winged Beetles Caenia dimidiata - Caenia dimidiata Net-Winged Beetle - Caenia dimidiata Caenia dimidiata Terminal Net-winged Beetle - Caenia dimidiata Caenia dimidiata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Lycidae (Net-winged Beetles)
Subfamily Lycinae
Tribe Calopterini
Genus Caenia
Species dimidiata (Caenia dimidiata)
Explanation of Names
Caenia dimidiata (Fabricius 1801)
dimidiata = 'divided in half'
8.5-13 mm(1)
Similar to Calopteron terminale, but has comb-like antennae, and scutellum is black (2)
e NA (NS-FL to MB-e.TX) - Map (3)(4)(5)(6)
mostly: May-Aug (7)(6)
comes to lights(1)
See Also
Calopteron terminale - mostly: July-Sept
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.How to Know the Beetles
Ross H. Arnett, N. M. Downie, H. E. Jaques. 1980. Wm. C. Brown Publishers.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
4.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
5.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)
6.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
7.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.