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Species Lacon mexicanus

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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 Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Subfamily Agrypninae
Tribe Agrypnini
Genus Lacon
Species mexicanus (Lacon mexicanus)
Explanation of Names
Lacon mexicanus (Candèze 1857)
Size
~22 mm
Range
AZ(1), TX(2), FL(3) to C. America
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
Charles W. Leng. 1920. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.
2.Illustrated Beetle (Coleoptera) Inventory of the Sabal Palm Sanctuary (Cameron County, Texas)
Edward G. Riley & Michael A. Quinn. 2011. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.