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Genus Blatchleya

Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley) - Blatchleya gracilis - male Blatchleya gracilis (Blatchley) - Blatchleya gracilis - male Blatchleya gracilis Blatchleya gracilis
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 Omethidae (False Soldier Beetles)
Subfamily Omethinae
Genus Blatchleya
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Blanchardia Blatchley 1910
Explanation of Names
Blatchleya Knab 1910
Named for Willis Blatchley as a replacement for Blatchley's name Blanchardia which had already been used at least four times
Numbers
monotypic genus(1)
Range
e. US (OH-IN-TN*)(1)
*TN record is based on specimen collected by R. Buss and imaged on BG
Habitat
collected from vegetation alongside roads(1)
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.