Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive


Genus Limonius

Click Beetle - Limonius confusus Click Beetle - Limonius confusus Click Beetle - Limonius Limonius auripilis (Say) - Limonius auripilis Click beetle - Limonius griseus Click Beetle - Limonius black click beetle - Limonius basilaris Beetle - Limonius basilaris - male
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. Transactions of the North American Entomological Society 135(3): 209-352.