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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Elateridae (Skipjacks) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
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Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 295 families, 5661 genera, 22295 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 87 families, 1624 genera, 5290 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
 82 families, 1501 genera, 4829 species
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Elateriformia (Crowson, 1960)
 19 families, 138 genera, 405 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Elateroidea (Leach, 1815) (Click Beetles)
 8 families, 90 genera, 277 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) (Skipjacks) - Systematics
 61 genera, 228 species
Site
Tree
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Genera840    worldwide
Species16.808    worldwide
Common namesSkipjacks, Spring beetles, Snapping beetles, Elaters, Click beetles, Wireworms, Skipjack Beetles
German namesSchnellkäfer, Schmiede
Dutch namesKniptorren
Danish namesSmeldere
Finnish namesSepät
Norwegian namesSmellere
Swedish namesKnäppare
AuthorLeach, 1815
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Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Elaterinae
Links and ReferencesElateridae in bie.ala.org.au
Elateridae in faunaeur.org
Elateridae in itis.gov
Elateridae in dyntaxa.se
Elateridae in Wikipedia (English)

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Species overview - Checklist for Elateridae in Costa Rica
Species with ANext  
Achrestus fulvovittatus (Champion, 1895)Info
Aeolus circumscriptus (Germar, 1824)Info
Aeolus melliculus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Aeolus melliculus melliculus (Moreleti Tarnier, 1860)Info
Aeolus meridionalis (Champion, 1895)Info
Aeolus nigromaculatus (Drapiez, 1819)Info
Aeolus pictus (Steinheil, 1874)Info
Aeolus pulchellus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Aeolus testudineus (Champion, 1895)Info
Aeolus vermiculatus (Champion, 1895)Info
Aeolus vittatus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Agriotes acutus (Champion, 1896)Info
Agriotes bimaculatus (Candeze, 1857)Info
Agriotes curticollis (Champion, 1896)Info
Agriotes elegans -> Agriotes infuscatusInfo
Agriotes fairmairei (Candeze, 1857)Info
Agriotes infuscatus (Desbrochers Des Loges, 1870)Info
Agriotes lateralis (Candeze, 1878)Info
Agriotes sublineatus (Champion, 1896)Info
Agrypnella squamifer (Candeze, 1865)Info
Agrypnus aristatus (Champion, 1894)Info
Agrypnus arorai (Vats & Kashyap, 1992)Info
Agrypnus murinus (Linnaeus, 1758)Mousegrey click beetleSite
Agrypnus paleatus (Champion, 1894)Info
Agrypnus palliatus (Candeze, 1893)Info
Agrypnus scarrosus (Candeze, 1857)Info
Agrypnus socius (Candeze, 1874)Info
Agrypnus truquii (Candeze, 1874)Info
Alaus lactellus ()Info
Alaus plebejus (Candeze, 1874)Info
Anaissus tarsalis (Candeze, 1857)Info
Anchastomorphus quadriguttatus (Champion, 1895)Info
Anchastus diversus (Champion, 1895)Info
Anchastus maculicollis (Champion, 1895)Info
Anchastus moratus (Candeze, 1889)Info
Anchastus quadrimaculatus (Candeze, 1889)Info
Anoplischiopsis bivittatus (Champion, 1895)Info
Anoplischiopsis lineatocollis (Champion, 1895)Info
Anoplischiopsis trinotata (Champion, 1896)Info
Aptopus chiriquensis (Champion, 1895)Info
Athous gagliardii (Platia, 1988)Info
Athous novaki (Penecke, 1907)Info
Athous vomeroi (Platia, 1988)Info
Atractosomus cribricollis (Champion, 1895)Info
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Calais parreysii (Steven, 1829)Info
Cardiophorus discicollis (Herbst, 1806)Info
Cardiophorus ebeninus (Germar, 1824)Info
Cardiophorus gramineus (Scopoli, 1763)Info
Cardiophorus rufipes (Goeze, 1777)Info
Cardiophorus vestigialis (Erichson, 1840)Info
Cardiorhinus binotatus (Champion, 1896)Info
Cardiorhinus lineatus (Golbach, 1979)Info
Chalcolepidius aurulentus (Candeze, 1874)Info
Chalcolepidius bomplandii (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Chalcolepidius chalcantheus (Candeze, 1857)Info
Chalcolepidius desmarestii (Chevrolat, 1835)Info
Chalcolepidius fabricii (Erichson, 1841)Info
Chalcolepidius gossipiatus (Guérin-méneville, 1844)Info
Chalcolepidius inops (Candeze, 1886)Info
Chalcolepidius jansoni (Candeze, 1874)Info
Chalcolepidius lacordairei (Candeze, 1857)Info
Chalcolepidius lafargi (Chevrolat, 1835)Info
Chalcolepidius oxydatus (Candeze, 1857)Info
Chalcolepidius rostainei (Candeze, 1889)Info
Chalcolepidius rugatus (Candeze, 1857)Info
Chalcolepidius silbermanni (Chevrolat, 1835)Info
Chalcolepidius virginalis (Candeze, 1857)Info
Chalcolepis luczotii (Candeze, 1857)Info
Conoderus amplicollis (Gyllenhal, 1833)Gulf wirewormInfo
Conoderus apiatus (Erichson, 1847)Info
Conoderus aversus (Leconte, 1853)Info
Conoderus bellus (Say, 1823)Info
Conoderus belti (Champion, 1895)Info
Conoderus mucronatus (Candeze, 1878)Info
Conoderus nocturnus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Conoderus notatus (Champion, 1895)Info
Conoderus pictus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Conoderus pilatei (Champion, 1895)Info
Conoderus pruinosus (Champion, 1895)Info
Conoderus rodriguezi (Candeze, 1881)Info
Conoderus rubidus (Champion, 1895)Info
Conoderus tumidicollis (Candeze, 1859)Info
Conoderus varians (Steinheil, 1875)Info
Crepidius emarginatus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Cyathodera lanugicollis (Candeze, 1859)Info
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Deilelater mexicanus (Champion, 1896)Info
Deilelater radians (Champion, 1896)Info
Deilelater sirius (Candeze, 1878)Info
Deilelater stella (Candeze, 1863)Info
Dicrepidius corvinus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Dicrepidius politus (Champion, 1894)Info
Dicrepidius ramicornis (Palisot De Beauvois, 1805)Info
Dicronychus cinereus (Herbst, 1784)Info
Dicronychus rubripes (Germar, 1824)Info
Dilobitarsus bidens (Fabricius, 1801)Info
Dilobitarsus eloini (Candeze, 1874)Info
Dilobitarsus inopinus (Candeze, 1874)Info
Diplostethus setosus (Germar, 1824)Info
Dipropus anceps (Candeze, 1859)Info
Dipropus badius (Candeze, 1859)Info
Dipropus brevis (Champion, 1895)Info
Dipropus carinicornis (Champion, 1895)Info
Dipropus debilis (Champion, 1895)Info
Dipropus erythroderus (Candeze, 1878)Info
Dipropus subparallelus (Champion, 1895)Info
Dipropus tuspanus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Dodecactenus staudingeri -> Melanotus staudingeriInfo
Drapetes aterrimus (G. Horn, 1890)Info
Drapetes balteatus (Bonvouloir, 1859)Info
Drapetes bipustulatus -> Drapetes mordelloidesInfo
Drapetes brunneus (Bonvouloir, 1859)Info
Drapetes cingulatus (G. Horn, 1890)Info
Drapetes haemorrhoidalis (G. Horn, 1890)Info
Drapetes mordelloides (Host, 1789)Info
Drapetes niger (Bonvouloir, 1859)Info
Drapetes praeustus (Bonvouloir, 1859)Info
Drapetes punctulatus (G. Horn, 1890)Info
Drapetes quadrimaculatus (G. Horn, 1890)Info
Drapetes ruficollis (Bonvouloir, 1859)Info
Drapetes sellatus (Bonvouloir, 1859)Info
Drapetes subpubescens (Cobos, 1975)Info
Drapetes taeniolatus (G. Horn, 1890)Info
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Elathous impressifrons (Hampe, 1866)Info
Esthesopus hepaticus (Erichson, 1840)Info
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Glyphonyx cinctus (Champion, 1896)Info
Glyphonyx flohri (Champion, 1896)Info
Glyphonyx quadraticollis (Champion, 1896)Info
Glyphonyx teapensis (Champion, 1896)Info
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Hemicrepidius bivittatus (Champion, 1896)Info
Hemicrepidius californicus (Becker, 1979)Info
Hemicrepidius consanguineus (Champion, 1896)Info
Hemicrepidius cruciatus (Champion, 1896)Info
Hemicrepidius instabilis (Candeze, 1863)Info
Hemicrepidius longicornis (Champion, 1896)Info
Hemirhipus bimaculatus -> Agriotes bimaculatusInfo
Heterocrepidius megalops (Champion, 1895)Info
Horistonotus exoletus (Erichson, 1840)Info
Horistonotus rufiventris (Candeze, 1881)Info
Hypodesis auricoma (Champion, 1896)Info
Hypodesis punctata (Candeze, 1863)Info
Hypodesis vittata (Candeze, 1863)Info
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Ignelater caudatus (Champion, 1896)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lacais suturalis (Champion, 1894)Info
Lacon coecus (Candeze, 1874)Info
Lacon laticollis (Candeze, 1857)Info
Lacon lepidopterus (Panzer, 1801)Info
Lacon longicornis (Champion, 1894)Info
Lacon palliatus -> Agrypnus palliatusInfo
Lacon pollinaria (Candeze, 1857)Info
Lacon punctatus (Herbst, 1779)Info
Lacon punctatus punctatus (Oblongus Della Beffa, 1931)Info
Lissomus bicolor (Chevrolat, 1835)Info
Lissomus discedens (Bonvouloir, 1859)Info
Lissomus episcopalis (Gerstaecker, 1860)Info
Lissomus flavipennis (Guérin, 1844)Info
Lissomus inopinatus (G. Horn, 1897)Info
Lissomus pilarius (G. Horn, 1897)Info
Lissomus punctulatus (Dalman, 1824)Info
Lissomus trapezoideus (G. Horn, 1897)Info
Lygelater fulgidus (Germar, 1841)Info
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Megapenthes brasilianus (Candeze, 1881)Info
Megapenthes cinnamomeus (Champion, 1895)Info
Megapenthes longitarsis (Champion, 1895)Info
Melanotus laevis (Champion, 1896)Info
Melanotus staudingeri (Candeze, 1889)Info
Monocrepidius nocturnus -> Conoderus nocturnusInfo
Monocrepidius rodriguezi -> Conoderus rodrigueziInfo
Mulsanteus depressus (Champion, 1896)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Octinodes carinatus -> Plastocerus carinatusInfo
Oistus cacicus (Candeze, 1857)Info
Oistus submetallicus (Candeze, 1900)Info
Orthostethus corvinus (Germar, 1844)Info
Orthostethus piceus (Candeze, 1863)Info
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Peralampes restinctus (Champion, 1896)Info
Peralampes vestitus (Champion, 1895)Info
Pherhimius fascicularis (Fabricius, 1787)Info
Physorhinus distigma (Candeze, 1859)Info
Physorhinus frontalis (Candeze, 1859)Info
Physorhinus quadrinotatus (Champion, 1895)Info
Physorhinus stellatus (Candeze, 1859)Info
Platycrepidius alajuelensis (Johnson, 2000)Info
Platycrepidius bosque (Johnson, 2000)Info
Platycrepidius boucardi (Sallé, 1873)Info
Platycrepidius costaricensis (Johnson, 2000)Info
Platycrepidius decimnotatus (Johnson, 2000)Info
Platycrepidius duodecimnotatus (Johnson, 2000)Info
Platycrepidius eburatus (Champion, 1895)Info
Platycrepidius grandini (Candeze, 1865)Info
Platycrepidius monteverde (Johnson, 2000)Info
Platycrepidius partitus (Champion, 1895)Info
Platycrepidius tico (Johnson, 2000)Info
Psiloniscus apicalis (Chevrolat, 1835)Info
Psiloniscus borborulus (Candeze, 1860)Info
Psiloniscus costaricensis (Champion, 1895)Info
Psiloniscus sticticus (Candeze, 1860)Info
Pyrophorus angustus angustus (Blanchard, 1843)Info
Pyrophorus angustus luscus ()Info
Pyrophorus clarus (Germar, 1841)Info
Pyrophorus indistinctus (Germar, 1841)Info
Pyrophorus ingens (Costa, 1972)Info
Pyrophorus mellifluus (Costa, 1972)Info
Pyrophorus noctilucus (Linnaeus, 1758)Headlight ElaterInfo
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Rismethus scobinula (Candeze, 1857)Info
Rismethus squamiger (Champion, 1894)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Semiotus badeni (Steinheil, 1875)Info
Semiotus carus (Janson, 1882)Info
Semiotus chontalenus (Candeze, 1874)Info
Semiotus cuspidatus (Chevrolat, 1833)Info
Semiotus dohrni (Candeze, 1889)Info
Semiotus exsolutus (Candeze, 1857)Info
Semiotus illigeri (Guérin, 1844)Info
Semiotus insignis (Candeze, 1857)Info
Semiotus intermedius (Herbst, 1806)Info
Semiotus lacrimiformis (Wells, 2007)Info
Semiotus ligneus (Linnaeus, 1763)Info
Semiotus pallicornus (Wells, 2007)Info
Semiotus spinosus (Wells, 2007)Info
Semiotus splendidus (Candeze, 1881)Info
Semiotus superbus (Kirsch, 1866)Info
Semiotus triplehorni (Wells, 2007)Info
Semiotus woodi (Wells, 2007)Info
Smilicerus belti (Sharp, 1880)Info
Spilus ciliaticornis (Champion, 1894)Info
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Tomicephalus abdominalis (Candeze, 1889)Info
Tomicephalus bicolor (Champion, 1896)Info
Tomicephalus insignis (Champion, 1896)Info
Tomicephalus substriatus (Candeze, 1863)Info
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Ypsilosthetus semiotulus (Candeze, 1859)Info
228 Species in Elateridae for Costa Rica listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderElateriformia
SuperfamilyElateroidea
Click Beetles, Firefly Beetles, Soldier Beetles, Skipjack Beetles
FamilyElateridae
Skipjacks, Spring beetles, Snapping beetles, Elaters, Click beetles, Wireworms, Skipjack Beetles
AuthorLeach, 1815
 
Synonyms
Campylidae
Cavicoxumidae
Cebrionates (Latreille, 1802)
Cebrionidae (Reitter, 1874)
Dicronychidae (Fleutiaux, 1919)
Elateriadae (Arnett, Mignot & Smith, 1969)
Elaterides (Leach, 1815)
Lissomidae (Laporte, 1835)
Ludiidae
Monocrepidiidae
Pangauridae
Phyllophoridae

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