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Genus Ampedus

Click Beetle - Ampedus pullus Ampedus quebecensis Click Beetle - Ampedus atripennis elaterid - Ampedus semicinctus Ampedus rubricollis? - Ampedus rubricollis Ampedus xanthomus Germar - Ampedus xanthomus Ampedus laesus? - Ampedus - male Another Elaterid red/blk - Ampedus brevis
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