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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Antennal sensilla of the click beetle, Melanotus villosus (Geoffroy) (Coleoptera: Elateridae).
Species of the elaterid genus Alaus Eschscholtz, 1829 (Coleoptera: Elateridae: Agrypninae: Hemirhipini) are among the largest click beetles in New World; they are characterized especially by 2 eye-like spots of variable size and shape on the pronotum (Fig.
McElroy of the University of California, San Diego, and their colleagues started with the Jamaican click beetle, Pyrophorus plagiophthalamus, a distant relative of the firefly.
ATHIS sounds like classic wireworm damage - these tiny gingery worm-like creatures are the larvae of the click beetle and measure up to 2.
ADRIENNE SAYS: The problem is wireworms, the long, thin, shiny grubs of the click beetle that feed on the roots and underground stems of plants, including potatoes.
These are the larvae of the click beetle - an acrobatic beetle that flicks over onto its back when disturbed.
Eric Carle loves to add sound effects to his stories, and this book features a "click" to match the efforts of the click beetle who keeps falling on his back, and struggles to turn himself right.
Artists retained for Volume Two include goth rock heroes Dead Artist Syndrome, Mike Indest, And How, the b-attitudes, Ric Alba, The Gamble, Dann Gunn, Justin Vellucci, Eddie Parrino, Jeff Elbel + Ping, and The Click Beetles.
Plus, the chemicals don't always eliminate the slender, brownish-orange pests, which as larvae can survive beneath the soil for as long as 5 years before emerging as adult click beetles.
The larvae of click beetles are known to cause major problems in arable crops in many parts of the world and have a particularly harmful impact on potatoes, forcing farmers to apply insecticides to the soil.
Wireworms are the larvae of click beetles and are usually found in permanent pasture.