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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Cratomorphini

bug - Pyractomena Pyractomena armored, segmented insect - Pyractomena Mating Fireflies - Pyractomena - male - female Mating Fireflies - Pyractomena - male - female Pyractomena? - Pyractomena Pyractomena vexillaria Gorham - Pyractomena vexillaria Pyractomena ? - Pyractomena
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 Cratomorphini
Explanation of Names
Cratomorphini Green 1948
Numbers
20 spp. (of which 18 Pyractomena) in 3 genera in our area(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.