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Genus Nitidolimonius

Iridescent Green Beetle - looks like a Click Beetle? - Nitidolimonius resplendens Ctenicera resplends? - Nitidolimonius resplendens Resplendent Click beetle, 4:35pm - Nitidolimonius resplendens Resplendent Click beetle, 4:35pm - Nitidolimonius resplendens Finally.. - Nitidolimonius resplendens Almost-mile high bronze click beetle - Nitidolimonius Unidentified - Nitidolimonius resplendens Umatilla Ridge walk - Nitidolimonius
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 Prosternini
Genus Nitidolimonius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
species herein included were formerly treated as 'Ctenicera'
Explanation of Names
Nitidolimonius Johnson 2008
from the Latin nitidus 'shiny' (referring to the shiny integument) + Limonius, the original genus name of the type species(1)
4 spp. in NA(2)(1):
N. appalachius (Van Dyke)
N. breweri (Horn)
N. resplendens (Eschscholtz)
N. weidtii (Angell)
western, boreal, and eastern mountains(2)