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Genus Setasomus

Red-legged click beetle - Setasomus Red-legged click beetle - Setasomus 9032960 CLICK - Setasomus 9032960 CLICK - Setasomus 9032960 CLICK - Setasomus Elateridae - Setasomus
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 Setasomus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=nitidulus group
some treat it as a subgenus of Paraphotistus Kishii 1966
Explanation of Names
Setasomus Gurjeva 1985
3 spp. in our area(1) (aratus, nitidulus, rufopleuralis)(2)
northern and eastern montane(1); all three present in ne. NA(2)