Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Light Brown Click Beetle (Hypoganus sp), Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This click beetle is from the family of Elateridae under genus of Hypoganus.





This beetle has shiny light brown color of pronotum, scutellum and elytra. It is hairless at the pronotum and elytra. It has dark color of head, antennae and legs. The elytra have rows of lines stretched from base to tip of elytra. It has serrate antennae. The size is about 16mm.

Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder : Polyphaga - Water, Rove, Scarab, Longhorn, Leaf and Snout Beetles
Superfamily : Elateroidea - Click, Firefly and Soldier Beetles
Family : Elateridae - Click Beetles
Subfamily : Prosterninae
Tribe : Prosternini
Genus : Hypoganus




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