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Genus Conoderus

click beetle with red spots in california - Conoderus Elater - Conoderus ferruginosus Conoderus lividus 813W05 - Conoderus Elateridae - Conoderus falli Conoderus bellus? - Conoderus bellus Conoderus vespertinus - male - female Worn red-brown click beetle - Conoderus lividus
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 Oophorini
Genus Conoderus
Explanation of Names
Conoderus Eschscholtz 1829
Greek 'cone-necked'
Numbers
27 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
key to spp.: Van Dyke E.C. (1932) Miscellaneous studies in the Elateridae and related families of Coleoptera. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., 4th Ser., 20(9): 291-465.
Range
across NA, more diverse in e. and so. US(1)
Remarks
Some are important pests