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  • Scientific Names
    • Elateroidea
  • English
    • Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 叩頭蟲總科

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

cullen

Date

October 11, 2014 11:16 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 24, 2014 09:09 PM PDT

Place

Mt Lemmon (Google, OSM)

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Click Beetles Family Elateridae

Observer

finatic

Date

August 24, 2014 08:29 PM PDT

Place

Mt Lemmon (Google, OSM)

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Click Beetles Family Elateridae

Observer

finatic

Date

August 24, 2014 07:25 PM PDT

Place

Mt Lemmon (Google, OSM)

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

treegrow

Date

June 15, 2014 11:54 AM EDT

Description

Pyropyga sp. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

treegrow

Date

June 15, 2014 02:47 PM EDT

Description

Limonius sp. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA. I think this could be either Limonius meridianus or L. stigma.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

treegrow

Date

June 15, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Description

Ampedus nigricollis. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Glowworm Lampyris noctiluca

Observer

joe_griesenauer

Date

October 15, 2014 05:00 AM CDT

Description

I found this glow worm in my yard this morning. His end glows like a firefly.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Click Beetles Family Elateridae

Observer

friedchikn

Date

September 15, 2014

Place

karuizawa (Google, OSM)

Description

Physical Traits ( Expanded)
Two retractable Antennas
Smooth light brown color with dark spots that looks like wood
Two segments of body.
Pincer-like mouth
Ability to cling on to rough surfaces, however cannot climb walls
The head is spade shaped
The body looks like an arrowhead
Striped on the underside
Likes to hide from light

Tags

Bug

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

garychang

Date

October 7, 2014 12:18 PM PDT

Description

The lampyrids in Washington don't produce bioluminescence. This one dropped off the plant it was on before I could get a photo that was in focus.

Photos / Sounds

What

Click Beetle Family Elateridae

Observer

epitree

Date

September 7, 2014

Description

15mm

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

finatic

Date

August 23, 2014 07:43 PM PDT

Description

Santa Cruz County, Arizona, US

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Description from Wikipedia

Elateroidea is a large superfamily of beetles. It contains the familiar click beetles, fireflies, and soldier beetles, and their relatives.

No range data available.