Elateridae

 

Click Beetles. Elongate beetles with acute hind angles on the prothorax. The dorsal clicking mechanism enables the body to jump into the air. The larvae feed on rotting wood, on living plants or are predacious.     [800 Aust. species]

All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.


     
Conoderus exsul      
       
ElateridGC sp. 1 ElateridGC sp. 2 ElateridGC sp. 3 ElateridGC sp. 4
       

ElateridGC sp. 5 ElateridGC sp. 6

ElateridGC sp. 7

ElateridGC sp. 8
       

ElateridGC sp. 9 ElateridGC sp. 10 ElateridGC sp. 11 ElateridGC sp. 12
       

ElateridGC sp. 13 ElateridGC sp. 14 ElateridGC sp. 15 ElateridGC sp. 16
       
   
ElateridGC sp. 17   ElateridGC sp. 19 ElateridGC sp. 20
       
       
ElateridGC sp. 21 ElateridGC sp. 22 ElateridGC sp. 23 ElateridGC sp. 24
       

   
ElateridGC sp. 25 ElateridGC sp. 26 ElateridGC sp. 27 ElateridGC sp. 28
       
 

 
ElateridGC sp. 29 ElateridGC sp. 32   ElateridGC sp. 34
       
 

ElateridGC sp. 41   ElateridGC sp. 43 ElateridGC sp. 44