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Genus Conoderus

Conoderus lividus Conoderus bellus (Say) - Conoderus bellus Specimen 15 - Conoderus exsul Pig-snouted Click Beetle - Conoderus lividus Elateridae - Conoderus bellus Elateridae 5 - Conoderus Brown-spotted black beetle - Conoderus bellus Conoderus? - Conoderus exsul
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