Other Common Names
Eyed Elater, Eastern Eyed Click Beetle
e. NA (QC-FL to ON-ND-CO-TX)(1)
Deciduous/mixed forests and woodlands
Adults may take plant juices; larvae feed on grubs of wood-boring beetles
Eggs are laid in soil. Larvae predators of beetle larvae in decaying wood, especially hardwoods. Pupation is in unlined cell underground or in rotting wood.