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.
The genus Cardiophorus Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Elateridae), contains 61 species in North America (Douglas 2003 , 2017).
New species of Elateridae (Coleoptera) from Madre de Dios, Peru, with new taxonomic changes and distribution records
This genus has been previously reported in phoretic association with wood boring beetles (Cerambycidae, Elateridae and Pyrochroidae) found in deutonymph stage under the elytra of beetles (Womersley 1954; Chant 1961; Kinn 1984).
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., 2014).
Five other families are moderately abundant: the wood-boring beetles (5 taxa), the Curculionidae, the Scarabaeidae (5 taxa), the Elateridae (3 esp.) And chafer (3 esp.) Julodis albipilosa (Buprestidae) and Trox hispidus (Scarabeidae) are the most abundant.
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.
ciega Lampyridae Photuris Luciernaga 10 pennsylvanica de Penn- De Geer sylvania Photinus Luciernaga 10 pyralis oriental (Linnaeus) comun Carabidae Otros Carabidos 308 carabidos Omophron 1 obliteratum Horn Chlaenius 1 sericeus (Foerster) Trogidae Trogidos 50 Cerambycidae Cerambici- 157 dos Elateridae Melanotus Gusano de 50 fissilis alambre (Kirby) Pyrophorus 1 schottii (LeConte) Coccinellidae Cycloneda Catarinita 84 sanguinea (Linnaeus) Olla-v- Catarinita 70 nigrum (Mulsant) Bostrichidae Bostriqui- 20 dos Meloidae Botijones 60 Erotylidae Escarabajos 7 de los hongos Dytiscidae Ditiscidos 3 Hydrophilidae Hidrofilidos 100 Chrysomelidae Catarinitas 2 de las hojas Cicindellidae Cicindelidos 6 Phengodidae Fengodidos 4 Gyrinidae Gyrinus sp.
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.
(Coleoptera: Elateridae) (Merivee et al., 1997) and Psacothea hilaris (Pascoe) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) (Castrejon-Gomez et al., 1999).
Ao se analisarem os dados da Tabela 2, constata-se que as familias que apresentaram indices mais significativos pertencem a ordem Coleoptera (Carabidae, Chrysomelidae, Elateridae, Ptilodactylidae, Scarabaeidae e Staphylinidae) destacando-se a familia Chrysomelidae, por apresentar especies de coleopteros desfolhadores importantes para a eucaliptocultura (OHMART; EDWARDS, 1991; ZANUNCIO et al., 1993).
Elateridae occurred in Pelotas and Rio Grande, in this latter it was dominant, very abundant, very frequent and accessory.