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Superfamily Elateroidea - Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles

Soldier Beetle - Rhagonycha recta Soldier beetle - Rhagonycha mollis Cantharidae - Silis Mosier Beetle - Podabrus pruinosus Trypherus beetle - Gambrinus Upshur County Corymbitodes  - Corymbitodes elongaticollis Anchastus bicolor? - Anchastus bicolor
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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Jacobsoniidae recently transferred to Derodontoidea(1)
Numbers
12 families in our area, 17 total(2)
Print References
Cicero, J. M. 1988. Ontophylogenetics of Cantharoid Larviforms (Coleoptera: Cantharoidea). The Coleopterists Bulletin 42(2): 105-151.
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera, Beetles; Morphology and Systematics vol. 2
Richard A.B. Leschen, Rolf G. Beutel and John F. Lawrence. 2010. De Gruyter.
2.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.