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Species Vesperelater arizonicus

Deilelater physoderus - Vesperelater arizonicus Deilelater physoderus - Vesperelater arizonicus Vesperelater arizonicus (Hyslop) - Vesperelater arizonicus - male Deilelater physoderus - Vesperelater arizonicus Bioluminescent Click Beetle - Vesperelater arizonicus - male Arizona Beetle  - Vesperelater arizonicus Arizona Beetle  - Vesperelater arizonicus Arizona Beetle  - Vesperelater arizonicus
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 Pyrophorini
Genus Vesperelater
Species arizonicus (Vesperelater arizonicus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Vesperelater arizonicus (Hyslop)
Orig. Comb: Pyrophorus arizonicus Hyslop, 1918
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification

Aedeagus with lateral spines.
Range
AZ-NM / Sonora, Mex. (2)