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Genus Limonius

Click beetle - Limonius basilaris Click beetle - Limonius Limonius quercinus Beetle, Soldier? - Limonius ornatulus another one of these Limonius - Limonius Limonius ornatulus Click Beetle - Limonius griseus click beetle - Limonius griseus
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 Dendrometrinae
Tribe Dendrometrini
Subtribe Dendrometrina
Genus Limonius
Explanation of Names
Limonius Eschscholtz 1829
47 spp. in our area(1), ~30 in Eurasia
NA; Eurasia(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American species of Limonius (Coleoptera: Elateridae)
Al Dhafer H.M. 2005. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 135: 209-352.