Elaterites murchisoni Giebel 1856 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Alternative combination: Elaterium murchisoni

Full reference: C. G. Giebel. 1856. Die Insecten und Spinnen der Vorwelt mit steter Ber├╝cksichtigung der lebenden Insekten und Spinnen. Die Fauna der Vorwelt 2:1-511

Belongs to Elaterites according to T. D. A. Cockerell 1920

See also Giebel 1856

Sister taxa: Elaterites amissus, Elaterites bruchi, Elaterites dicrepidioides, Elaterites laconoides, Elaterites lavateri, Elaterites longus, Elaterites microstictus, Elaterites obsoletus, Elaterites palaeophilus, Elaterites perditulus, Elaterites sculptilis, Elaterites subulatus, Elaterites transversus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Creech, between Corfe and Wareham, which is in a Lutetian pond claystone in the Poole Formation of the United Kingdom


Distribution: found only at Creech, between Corfe and Wareham

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