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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Elateroidea

Familia: Elateridae
Subfamilia: Elaterinae
Tribus: Adrastini - Agriotini - Ampedini - Dicrepidiini - Elaterini - Melanotini - Odontonychini - Physorhinini - Pomachiliini
[tribus after Costa, Lawrence & Policena Rosa (2010: 96)]

check: Megapenthini - Synaptini

Genera: Aglophus - Ampedus - Betarmonides - Ectamenognonus – Lomemus - Megapenthes - Ochosternus - Panspoeus - Xanthopenthes

Includes: Cebrioninae
Name

Elaterinae Leach, 1815
Synonyms

Melanotinae

References

Arimoto, K. 2022. Taxonomic revision of the genus Ectamenognonus Buysson (Coleoptera, Elateridae, Elaterinae) from Japan. Zootaxa 5087(2): 306–334. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5087.2.4. Paywall. Reference page.
Costa, C.; Lawrence, J.F.; Policena Rosa, S. 2010: 4.7. Elateridae Leach, 1815. Pp. 75-103 in: Leschen, R.A.B.; Beutel, R.G.; Lawrence, J.F. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, beetles. Volume 2: Morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3110190753 ISBN 9783110190755
Kundrata, R. & Bocak, L. 2011. The phylogeny and limits of Elateridae (Insecta, Coleoptera): is there a common tendency of click beetles to soft-bodiedness and neoteny? Zoologica scripta 40(4): 364–378. DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2011.00476.x Reference page.

Links

Subfamily Elaterinae - atlas of click beetles (Elateridae) of Russia and adjacent countries


Elaterinae is a subfamily of click beetles in the family Elateridae, containing 12 tribes worldwide.[1]

Agriotes
Ampedus
Anchastus
Aplastus
Blauta Leconte, 1854
Cebrio
Dalopius
Dicrepidius Eschscholtz in Thon, 1829
Diplostethus Schwarz, 1907
Dipropus Germar, 1839
Dolerosomus
Elater Linnaeus, 1758
Glyphonyx Candèze, 1863
Idolus
Leptoschema Horn, 1885
Megapenthes Kiesenwetter, 1858
Melanotus Erichson, 1829
Mulsanteus (brown wireworms)
Odontonychus
Orthostethus
Parallelostethus
Physorhinus
Pomachilus
Sericus
Synaptus

References

Robin Kundrata, Nicole L. Gunter, Dominika Janosikova & Ladislav Bocak (2018) Molecular evidence for the subfamilial status of Tetralobinae (Coleoptera: Elateridae), with comments on parallel evolution of some phenotypic characters. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 76: 137-145.

Further reading

Arnett, R.H. Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.
White, Richard E. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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