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Species Conoderus pictus

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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 Oophorini
Genus Conoderus
Species pictus (Conoderus pictus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Conoderus pictus (Candeze)
Conoderus pictus is morpholologically similar to the native C. bellus. Conoderus pictus has a small tubercle on the base of the pronotum that C. bellus lacks. Also, the pronotal maculae on C. pictus are broken, giving the impression of a smily-face.
Neotropical species (Mexico to Argentina) introduced in FL(1)