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Genus Ampedus

click beetle - Ampedus - female Ampedus fuscatus (Melsheimer) - Ampedus fuscatus - male Elateridae, dorsal - Ampedus areolatus Click Beetle - Ampedus rhodopus Ampedus nigricollis Orange and black Clicker - Ampedus collaris Elaterid - Ampedus beetle - Ampedus apicatus
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 Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Subfamily Elaterinae
Tribe Ampedini
Genus Ampedus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ampedus Germar 1844 (or Dejean 1833?)
Numbers
>70 spp. in our area(1), >450 total
Range
mostly Holarctic(2)
Remarks
our only representative of the subtribe Ampedina Gistel 1856