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Species Calopteron terminale - End-banded Net-Winged Beetle

Net-winged Beetle - Calopteron terminale net-winged beetle? - Calopteron terminale Calopteron terminale - End Band Net-wing? - Calopteron terminale Lycidae - Calopteron terminale End Band Net-wing - Calopteron terminale End-Banded Net-Winged Beetle - Elytrum Up Lateral - Calopteron terminale Calopteron terminale - male - female End-banded Net-Winged Beetle - Calopteron terminale
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 Lycidae (Net-winged Beetles)
Subfamily Lycinae
Tribe Calopterini
Genus Calopteron
Species terminale (End-banded Net-Winged Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Calopteron terminale (Say 1823)
Size
8.5-16 mm(1)
Identification
Middle band lacking or reduced compared to other members of this genus.
"blue tinge and the transverse depression across the elytra." See comment here
Range
e NA (NB-MB to FL-OK)(1)(2)
Habitat
Woodlands, esp. deciduous forests
Life Cycle
Eggs are deposited on dead or dying trees. Larvae prey on small arthropods under bark.
Print References
(3)
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
3.The Lycidae of the United States and Canada IV. The tribe Calopterini (Coleoptera)
John Wagener Green. 1952. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Vol. 78, No. 1 .