Subfamily Dendrometrinae Gistel 1848 (click beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Elateridae

Alternative spelling: Dendrometridae

Synonyms: Athoinae, Denticollinae Stein and Weise 1877

Full reference: J. Gistel. 1848. Faunula monacensis cantharologica. Isis von Oken

Parent taxon: Elateridae according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Barsevskis 2005, Lawrence and Newton 1995 and Wappler 2003

Sister taxa: Acmaeodera burmitina, Adocetus, Agrypninae, Anchastus, Anepismus, Babuskaya, Biadelater, Bilineariselater, Cardiophorinae, Cardiosyne, Cebrioninae, Cretoelaterium, Cryptagriotes, Cryptocoelus, Curtelater, Elater maculatus, Elateridium, Elaterina, Elaterinae, Elaterites, Elaterites, Elaterium, Eopyrophorus, Epiphanis, Fengningia, Gemelina, Hemiopinae, Horistonotus, Idolus, Ischnodes, Lissominae, Ludiophanes, Melanactes, Micrelaterium, Mimelater, Negastriinae, Omalisinae, Ovivagina, Oxygonus, Oxynopterinae, Paralithomerus, Paranomus, Physodactylinae, Pityobiinae, Plastocerinae, Protagrypninae, Semiotus, Silicernius, Spheniscosomus, Stenelytron, Tetralobinae, Tetraraphes, Thylacosterninae, Turonelater

Subtaxa: Dendrometrini Dimini Hypnoidini Prosternini

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (2 collections), Tanzania (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Massachusetts)

• Miocene of China (3), Germany (2)

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

• Eocene of Canada (2: British Columbia), Germany (1), Lithuania (1), United States (5: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1)

• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 24 collections including 37 occurrences

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