According to legend, Catanduanes derived its name from the local word 'tandu,' a click beetle
that was purportedly abundant in the province.
A THE holes were probably due to wireworms, which are the larvae of the click beetle
. These pests are quite common in new vegetable gardens turned over from grass.
The click beetle
family Elateridae (Coleoptera) remains inadequately studied in Peru, with few modern taxonomic or faunal studies, but the paucity of attention is changing.
Thus Harriett Baldwin, Conservative member for West Worcestershire, champions the violet click beetle
. She says: "There are only three sites in the UK, one of which is Bredon Hill in my constituency, where the violet click beetle
lives, so I was keen to sign up and do what I can to help this species."
The eastern-eyed click beetle
is another insect species that sports a pair of impressive false peepers on its backside.
Distribution of olfactory and some other antennal sensilla in the male click beetle
Agriotes obscurus L.
Larvae of only 3 species have been described to date (blind click beetle
The greenish worms are the larval form of a click beetle
, and their glow seems to have one function-- attracting prey.
The cellophane bag held a housefly, an earwig, a click beetle
, and a toad (the diminutive amphibian smashed pancake flat).
Abstract: A new species of click beetle
, Heteroderes vallensis spec.
These small, slim, gingercoloured larvae are the young stage of the click beetle
and cause infuriating tunnelling in the tubers' flesh.
It is just a little bigger than a click beetle
and isn't burdened by such things as a screen and volume controls.