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Taxonomy for Elaterinae
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
Tree
Superorder
Holometabola (Heider, 1889) (Holometabolous Insects)
 1216 families, 102024 genera, 1593949 species
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Order
Coleoptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Beetles) - Systematics
 309 families, 43284 genera, 597766 species
Site
Tree
Suborder
Polyphaga (Emery, 1886) (Polyphags)
 253 families, 39228 genera, 508766 species
Tree
Infraorder
Elateriformia (Crowson, 1960)
 53 families, 3069 genera, 51907 species
Tree
Superfamily
Elateroidea (Leach, 1815) (Click Beetles)
 23 families, 1759 genera, 18983 species
Tree
Family
Elateridae (Leach, 1815) (Skipjacks) - Systematics
 840 genera, 16808 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Elaterinae (Leach, 1815)
 239 genera, 6832 species
Tree
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Genera239
Species6.832
AuthorLeach, 1815
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean


Distribution by Synonymus:
Elateridae   Europe
Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesElaterinae in itis.gov
Elaterinae in dyntaxa.se
Tribe    Adrastini (Candeze, 1863)
     0 species
Tribe    Agriotini (Laporte, 1840) -> Cardiorhinina
     5 genera, 521 species
Tribe    Ampedini (Gistel, 1856)
     93 genera, 3232 species
Tribe    Dicrepidiini (Thomson, 1858) -> Dicrepidiina
     0 species
Tribe    Elaterini (Leach, 1815)
     31 genera, 721 species
Tribe    Eudicronychini (Girard, 1971)
     4 genera, 28 species
Tribe    Megapenthini (Gurjeva, 1973)
     36 genera, 1110 species
Tribe    Melanotini (Candeze, 1859)
     0 species
Tribe    Odontonychini (Girard, 1973)
     3 genera, 7 species
Tribe    Physorhinini (Candeze, 1859)
     0 species
Tribe    Pomachiliini (Candeze, 1859)
     55 genera, 1077 species
Tribe    Synaptini (Gistel, 1856)
     0 species
Genus    Agriodrastus (Reitter, 1911) - 7 species
Genus    Campylopsephus - 1 species
Genus    Corymbites (Latreille, 1834) -> Ctenicera - 55 species
Genus    Cryptohypnus (Eschscholtz, 1836) -> Hypnoidus - 28 species
Genus    Grammophorus (Candeze, 1859) -> Grammorus - 2 species
Genus    Lepturoides (Herbst, 1784) -> Denticollis - 1 species
Genus    Lobederus (Candeze, 1859) -> Lobaederus - 1 species
Genus    Monocrepidius (Eschscholtz, 1829) -> Conoderus - 21 species
Genus    Neodiploconus (Hyslop, 1921) -> Priopus - 12 species
Genus    Parapomachilius (Schwarz, 1901) -> Cosmesus - 2 species
Genus    Physorrhinus (Schwarz, 1906) -> Physorhinus - 5 species
Genus    Ypsilostethus (Candeze, 1891) -> Ypsilosthetus - 1 species
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
SubfamilyElaterinae
AuthorLeach, 1815
 
Synonyms
Elateridae (Leach, 1815)
Melanotinae (Candeze, 1859)

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