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Tribe Dendrometrini

Limonius mirus - Gambrinus mirus Elaterid - Athous scissus Click Beetle - Limonius anceps Click beetle - Athous ornatipennis Click Beetle - Denticollis denticornis Big black click beetle - Hemicrepidius nemnonius Hemicrepidius memnonius - Hemicrepidius nemnonius - male Elater on foliage - Athous brightwelli
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 Dendrometrinae
Tribe Dendrometrini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Athoini Candèze 1859 [see(1)]
Explanation of Names
Dendrometrini Gistel 1848
Numbers
~130 spp. in 7 genera in our area(2)(3)
Range
throughout NA(2) and Eurasia