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Family Elateridae

Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Coleoptera suborder Polyphaga infraorder Elateriformia superfamily Elateroidea → family Elateridae Leach, 1815



Daughter taxa

Subfamilies: 19 (5 illustrated). Tribes: 11 (6 illustrated). Subtribes: 6 (2 illustrated). Genera: 112 (35 illustrated). Subgenera: 30 (13 illustrated). Species.

Agrypninae Candèze, 1857 [subfamily]

Agrypnini, Hemirhipini, Oophorini,

Anischiinae Fleutiaux, 1936 [subfamily]

Cardiophorinae Candèze, 1859 [subfamily]

Cardiophorus, Dicronychus

Cebrioninae Latreille, 1802 [subfamily]


Denticollinae Stein and Weise, 1877 [subfamily]

Diminae Candèze, 1863 [subfamily]

Eudicronychinae Girard, 1971 [subfamily]

Hemiopinae Fleutiaux, 1941 [subfamily]

Lissominae Laporte, 1835 [subfamily]

Negastriinae Nakane & Kishii, 1956 [subfamily]

Oxynopterinae Candèze, 1857 [subfamily]


Physodactylinae Lacordaire, 1857 [subfamily]

Pityobiinae Hyslop, 1917 [subfamily]

Semiotinae Jacobson, 1913 [subfamily]

Subprotelaterinae Fleutiaux, 1920 [subfamily]

Tetralobinae Laporte, 1840 [subfamily]

Thylacosterninae Fleutiaux, 1920 [subfamily]

Adelocera Latreille, 1829 [genus]

Adelocera pygmaea

Aeoloderma Fleutiaux, 1928 [genus]

Aeoloderma crucifer

Alestrus Mequignon, 1942 [genus]

Alestrus dolosus

Arctapila Candèze, 1891 [genus]

Arctapila bruckii

Berninelsonius Leseigneur, 1970 [genus]

Berninelsonius hyperboreus

Betarmon Kiesenwetter, 1858 [genus]

Betarmon bisbimaculatus

Calais Laporte de Castelnau, 1836 [genus]

Calais parreysii

Calambus C. G. Thomson, 1859 [genus]

Calambus bipustulatus

Campylomimus J. Muller, 1960 [genus]

Campylomimus brelihi

Campylomorphus Jacquelin du Val, 1860 [genus]

Campylomorphus homalisinus

Crepidophorus Mulsant & Guillebeau, 1853 [genus]

Crepidophorus mutilatus

Diacanthous Reitter, 1905 [genus]

Diacanthous undulatus

Eanus LeConte, 1861 [genus]

Eanus, Pareanus

Ectamenogonus Buysson, 1893 [genus]

Ectamenogonus montandoni

Hypoganus Kiesenwetter, 1858 [genus]

Hypoganus inunctus

Idiotarmon Binaghi, 1940 [genus]

Idiotarmon quadrivittatus

Idolus Desbrochers des Loges, 1875 [genus]

Idolus picipennis

Idotarmonides Agaev, 1985 [genus]

Idotarmonides rydhi

Ischnodes Germar, 1844 [genus]

Ischnodes sanguinicollis

Isidus Mulsant & Rye, 1874 [genus]

Isidus moreli

Lanelater Arnett, 1952 [genus]

Lanelater notodonta

Liotrichus Kiesenwetter, 1858 [genus]

Acteniceromorphus, Liotrichus

Megapenthes Kiesenwetter, 1858 [genus]

Megapenthes lugens

Neohypdonus Stibick, 1971 [genus]

Neohypdonus arcticus

Nothodes LeConte, 1861 [genus]

Nothodes parvulus

Odontoderus Schwarz, 1894 [genus]

Odontoderus antigai

Orithales Kiesenwetter, 1858 [genus]

Orithales serraticornis

Panspaeus Sharp, 1877 [genus]

Panspaeus guttatus

Paraphotistus Kishii, 1966 [genus]

Paraphotistus, Setasomus

Pheletes Kiesenwetter, 1858 [genus]

Pheletes aeneoniger, Pheletes quercus

Pittonotus Kiesenwetter, 1859 [genus]

Pittonotus theseus

Podeonius Kiesenwetter, 1858 [genus]

Podeonius acuticornis

Poemnites Buysson, 1894 [genus]

Poemnites aeratus

Quasimus Gozis, 1886 [genus]


Tetrigus Candèze, 1857 [genus]

Tetrigus cyprius

Zorochros C. G. Thomson, 1859 [genus]


Elateridae photos with superspecies identification

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