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Genus Pleotomus

Pleotomus pallens LeConte - Pleotomus pallens - male Firefly   - Pleotomus pallens - male Pleotomus Pale Firefly - Pleotomus pallens Pleotomus nigripennis? - Pleotomus nigripennis Brown and pink firefly larva - Pleotomus Pale firefly - Pleotomus pallens Firefly - Pleotomus pallens - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
Family Lampyridae (Fireflies)
Subfamily Lampyrinae
Tribe Pleotomini
Genus Pleotomus
Explanation of Names
Pleotomus LeConte 1861
3 spp., all in our area(1) (erroneously lumped by Zaragoza-Caballero (1992)(2))
pectinate antenna
MD-TX-AZ(1); Mexico(2)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Variabilidad y registros nuevos para México de Pleotomus pallens (Coleoptera: Lampyridae: Pleotomini)
Zaragoza-Caballero S. 1992. Anales del Instituto de Biología, UNAM (Serie Zoologí­a) 63: 221-235.