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Species Conoderus bellus

Aeolus? - Conoderus bellus possible Conoderus bellus - Conoderus bellus 10- Small Click Beetle - Conoderus bellus Conoderus bellus? - Conoderus bellus False Click Beetle? - Conoderus bellus Beetle - Conoderus bellus click beetle very small - Conoderus bellus Little July click beetle - Conoderus bellus
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 bellus (Conoderus bellus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Conoderus bellus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Elater bellus Say 1824
Explanation of Names
bellus = 'beautiful'
3.5-4.5 mm(1)
e. US to CA(1)
common at lights
Print References
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.
Jewett H.H. (1945) Life history of the wireworm Conoderus bellus (Say). Kentucky Agric. Expt. Sta. Bull. 472, 8 pp.
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.