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Species Lacon marmoratus - Marbled Click Beetle

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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 Agrypninae
Tribe Agrypnini
Genus Lacon
Species marmoratus (Marbled Click Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Lacon marmoratus (Fabricius 1801)
marmoratus = 'marbled'
Size
14-17.5 mm(1)
Identification
Has yellowish scales that form blotches on the elytra. Pronotum with median groove. Pronotum and elytra with dense, coarse punctures.
Range
e. NA (QC-FL to ON-IA-TX)(1)(2)
Habitat
under bark of logs
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.