click beetle

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Synonyms for click beetle

able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound

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Wireworms are the larvae of click beetles and are usually found in permanent pasture.
Cockroaches, click beetles, crane flies, earwigs, fleas, gnats, centipedes, mosquitoes, houseflies and woodworm are among the most common.
The holes in your potatoes may have been caused by wireworms, the larvae of click beetles, which live in the soil and tunnel into the tubers of potatoes and carrots.
Woodpeckers also target click beetles of the Family Elateridae.
Many beetles are wood eaters, including long-horned, engraver, and click beetles, plus the one shown.
In addition to fireflies, glowworms (larvae of Phengodes beetles) and a class of click beetles also sport internal lightbulbs.
He reported that both species fed extensively on click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) and harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex).