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Species Calopteron terminale - End-banded Net-Winged Beetle

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Elateroidea
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)
8.5-16 mm(1)
Middle band lacking or reduced compared to other members of this genus.
"blue tinge and the transverse depression across the elytra." See comment here
If middle band present, dark area does not continue as a black strip along the suture to the scutellum.
e NA (NB-MB to FL-OK)(1)(2)
Woodlands, esp. deciduous forests
Life Cycle
Eggs are deposited on dead or dying trees. Larvae prey on small arthropods under bark.
Print References
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 .