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Subfamily Agrypninae

Playing dead or playing drowned? - Lacon discoideus Agrypnus rectangularis W148 - Rismethus scobinula Elaterid - Lanelater schottii Black-eyed Spotted Long-horned Beetle - Alaus Mating Pair of Click Beetles - Alaus myops Aeolus Aeolus livens? - Aeolus livens
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
Explanation of Names
Agrypninae Candèze 1857 [nomen protectum]
Numbers
~100 spp. in 17 genera of 5 tribes in our area(1), 9 tribes worldwide(2)