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Genus Proutianus

Proutianus americanus (Horn) - Proutianus americanus Proutianus americanus (Horn) - Proutianus americanus
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 Eucnemidae (False Click Beetles)
Subfamily Eucneminae
Genus Proutianus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerally described as a member of Phaenocerus.
Numbers
The group consists of one species, endemic to the Nearctic region.
Size
6.5-8.5 mm long.
Identification
The group is best identified by the form of its antennnae and sharply defined striae on the elytra.
Range
Found along the west coast of North America
Habitat
Largely found in forested areas.
Season
Early April through early May.
Food
Unknown.
Life Cycle
Unknown.
Remarks
Genus and tribal name was created by Muona in 1993. The group is closely related to two genera distributed in Australia.
Print References
Muona, J. 2000. A Revision of the Nearctic Eucnemidae. Acta Zoologica Fennica. 212: 106 pp.