Elateridae


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Related to Elateridae: click beetle, snapping beetle
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Noun1.Elateridae - click beetles and certain firefliesElateridae - click beetles and certain fireflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
elater, elaterid, elaterid beetle - any of various widely distributed beetles
genus Pyrophorus, Pyrophorus - tropical click beetles
wireworm - wormlike larva of various elaterid beetles; feeds on roots of many crop plants
References in classic literature ?
Waterhouse informs me, that of the Harpalidae there are eight or nine species -- the forms of the greater number being very peculiar; of Heteromera, four or five species; of Rhyncophora, six or seven; and of the following families one species in each: Staphylinidae, Elateridae, Cebrionidae, Melolonthidae.
shermani stomach contents, Carabidae and Curculionidae were the most frequently observed families and were followed by individuals from the family Elateridae (click beetles; Lewis et al.
Five other families are moderately abundant: the wood-boring beetles (5 taxa), the Curculionidae, the Scarabaeidae (5 taxa), the Elateridae (3 esp.
2009 Family Inside Isolated Inside Isolated Anthicidae A 118 45 25 18 Cantaridae A 8 1 2 3 Carabidae B 1 4 0 2 Clirysomelidae A 128 18 34 15 Cucujidae A 4 102 0 27 Curculionidae A 5 1 8 2 Elateridae A 15 7 8 0 Histeridae A 147 487 78 405 Histeridae C 45 1 0 0 Nitidulidae A 0 5 1 8 Nitidulidae C 26 98 2 36 Nitidulidae D 17 4 8 0 Nitidulidae G 2 9 9 19 Scarabidae A 6 9 0 8 Scarabidae B 12 0 8 0 Staphylinidae A 18 0 0 0 Staphylinidae C 0 5 0 9 Staphylinidae D 1 11 0 5 Staphylinidae F 87 0 58 0 Tenebrionidae A 16 5 8 4 Tenebrionidae B 5 17 0 2 Tenebrionidae C 23 18 8 11 Tenebrionidae E 5 0 4 0 Tenebrionidae F 26 8 5 9 Tenebrionidae G 8 0 0 0 Nov.
Insects belonging to the suborders Auchenorrhyncha, Sternorrhyncha and Heteroptera were considered sap-sucking herbivores, and insects belonging to the families Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Elateridae and Phasmidae were considered folivores.
In Elateridae, three neurons have been electrophysiologically identified in these taste sensilla: the salt, the sugar and the touch sensitive neuron (Tooming et al.
Pseudoscorpions of the genus Lustrochernes Beier have been reported on various insects and even on vertebrates (Villegas-Guzman & Perez 2005a): on Orthoptera: Acrididae (Hoff 1947), Coleoptera: Cerambycidae (Muchmore 1971a), Curculionidae (Beier 1948), Elateridae, (Beier 1948), Diptera: Calliphoridae (Beier 1948) and obviously on various species of Passalidae (Aguiar & Buhrnheim 1992, 1998, 2011) (Table 1).
Elateridae occurred in Pelotas and Rio Grande, in this latter it was dominant, very abundant, very frequent and accessory.
44 16,9 No identificado 17 6,5 Elateridae 6 2,3 Coccinellidae 1 0,4 No identificado 13 5,0 Hemiptera Membracidae 10 3,8 Fulgoridae 7 2,7 Cicadellidae 3 1,1 No identificado 15 5,7 Lepidoptera Noctuidae Spodoptera sp.
Los Elateridae comprende aproximadamente 9300 especies, de estas, 2093 pertenecen a la region neotropical (Costa et al.
morfo- Orden Familia individuos especies Dermaptera Forficulidae 1 1 Homoptera Cicadellidae 1 1 Neuroptera Chrysopidae 1 1 Orthoptera Gryllacrididae 1 1 Lepidoptera Gelechiidae 2 2 Sesiidae 1 1 Nao identificados 2 1 Hymenoptera Braconidae 2 1 Formicidae 1 1 Cynipoidea 1 1 Ichneumonidae 3 1 Vespidae 4 2 Apidae 17 6 Hemiptera Miridae 1 1 Coreidae 2 2 Coriscidae 1 1 Lygaeidae 11 3 Pentatomidae 19 3 Nymaridae 1 1 Reduviidae 1 1 Diptera Dolichopodidae 15 1 Stratiomyidae 1 1 Chloropidae 3 1 Drosophilidae 3 1 Sciaridae 1 1 Tachinidae 2 1 Asilidae 1 1 Syrphidae 9 7 Phoridae 1 1 Tephritidae 2 2 Coleoptera Coccinellidae 58 2 Melyridae 71 1 Tenebrionidae 1 1 Elateridae 7 2 Scarabaeidae 1 1 Curculionidae 6 4 Cantharidae 2 2 Carabidae 2 1 Chrysomelidae 372 19 TOTAL 631 82 Tabla II.