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elaterid

any COLEOPTERAN of the family Elateridae, including the click beetles, fireflies and wireworms.
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The North American elaterid types of Otto Schwarz, with a revision of Ctenicera bivittata (Melsheimer) and allies (Coleoptera).
Species of the elaterid genus Alaus Eschscholtz, 1829 (Coleoptera: Elateridae: Agrypninae: Hemirhipini) are among the largest click beetles in New World; they are characterized especially by 2 eye-like spots of variable size and shape on the pronotum (Fig.
This bizarre looking elaterid appears endemic distributed as far as Kalar Khar in the Punjab province of Pakistan.
ferrugineus, Xyleborinus saxeseni, and Ambrosiodmus lecontei; also encountered were Caulophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), unidentified cerambycid and elaterid larvae, as well as psocids and lepidopteran larvae (Table 2).
Notes on the biology of the introduced elaterid Conoderus exsul (Sharp) (Coleoptera: Elateridae).