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Species Ellychnia greeni

Ellychnia sp. - Firefly beetle? - Ellychnia greeni Ellychnia sp.- Firefly beetle? - Ellychnia greeni Lampyridae - Ellychnia greeni Lampyridae - Ellychnia greeni
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 Lampyridae (Fireflies)
Subfamily Lampyrinae
Tribe Lucidotini
Genus Ellychnia (Diurnal Fireflies)
Species greeni (Ellychnia greeni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ellychnia greeni Fender 1961
Explanation of Names
Fender named this species in honor of lampyrid worker John Wagner Green.
Size
9.5-13 mm(1)
Identification
Separated from similar species in its range by the following characters:
Two elytral costae evident
Pronotal vittae do not have a pair of spots along the inner margin (as in E. facula), and usually do not reach the hind margin of the pronotum
Range
Found along the west coast from southern British Columbia to northern California.(1)