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Species Phanocerus clavicornis

Phanocerus clavicornis Sharp - Phanocerus clavicornis Phanocerus clavicornis
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 Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Elmidae (Riffle Beetles)
Subfamily Larainae
Genus Phanocerus
Species clavicornis (Phanocerus clavicornis)
Explanation of Names
Phanocerus clavicornis Sharp 1882
Size
3 mm
Identification
Readily distinguished by its short antennae with the last six joints forming a compact oval club.
Range
TX to C. America(1)
Habitat
Larva on submerged plant material(1)
Works Cited
1.A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Elmidae
Brown H.P. 1983. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-143b. x + 23 pp.