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Large Elaterid

Large Elaterid
Riverside, Riverside County, California, USA
April 12, 2012
Size: ~2.4 cm
Another gorgeous beetle found on my magic wall. Not sure which lighting was better.

University of California Riverside, Bannockburn Apts.
33°58'38”N, 117°20'1”W, 312m
coll. M. Jones

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Frassed, female Elater sp.
Moved from Elaterini.

Elater, lecontei vs. ater
There are two Elater spp. in CA with antennae this long, E. lecontei and E. ater. Both have been recorded in Riverside County. Not enough detail in these images to separate the two, unfortunately

Moved from Click Beetles.

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