Click Beetles (Elateridae)

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Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus) Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus)
Durham Co., NC
16 Mar 2008

Common and widespread in forested/wooded habitats in North Carolina (and the eastern U.S.).

Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus) Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus)
Durham Co., NC
16 Mar 2008

This large beetle is easily recognized by its two large eyespots on the pronotum.


click beetle Unidentified click beetle from about 3500 feet elevation
Clearwater Co., ID
12 May 2010



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