Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Agrypninae

Eyed elater (Alaus oculatus)? - Alaus oculatus Beetle - Conoderus lividus Beetle - Conoderus lividus Elaterid found among swarming ants in mixed conifer forest, living in fallen Ponderosa trunk   - Lacon Coleoptera - Ignelater havaniensis Beetle 061216bar - Conoderus suturalis Alaus lusciosus Click Beetle - Lacon
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]
~100 spp. in 17 genera of 5 tribes in our area(1), 9 tribes worldwide(2)