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Species Ampedus cordifer

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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
Species cordifer (Ampedus cordifer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elater cordifer LeConte 1859
Explanation of Names
Ampedus cordifer (LeConte)
cordifer 'heart-bearer' (refers to the shape of the elytral macula)
Size
9-12 mm(1)
Range
transcontinental in the north (NF-AK) south to PA in the east and AZ-CA in the west(1)
Habitat
Boreal forest, parkland groves; larvae under bark of dead poplar logs(1)
Season
May-Jul(1)
Remarks
common(1)
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