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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: Dendrometrinae
Genus: Plectrosternus



Patwardhan, A.; Athalye, R.P. 2012: Plectrosternus Lacordaire, 1857 (Coleoptera: Elateridae); genus new to northern Western Ghats, India with a description of one new species. Zootaxa, 3193: 53–61. Preview


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Plectrosternus is a genus of moderate to large sized click beetles.

Plectrosternus rufus

Plectrosternus rufus: Collected from Sidapur on 5 vii 1917. This is photograph of a specimen deposited in Pusa, New Delhi.



See also

List of click beetles of India


Candèze, E. (1863). Monographie des Élatérides. Vol. 4. Memoires de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liége 17, 534 pp., 6 pls. page 493. plate 6; fig. 6.
Schwarz, O. (1907a). Coleoptera Fam. Elateridae. Fascicule 46C.pp. 225–370 pls 1–6 in Wytsman, P. (ed.) Genera Insectorum Bruxelles: P. Wytsman.

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