Definition of Click beetle. Meaning of Click beetle. Synonyms of Click beetle

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Definition of Click beetle

click beetle
Elater El"a*ter, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? driver, fr. ? to drive.] 1. (Bot.) An elastic spiral filament for dispersing the spores, as in some liverworts. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any beetle of the family Elaterid[ae], having the habit, when laid on the back, of giving a sudden upward spring, by a quick movement of the articulation between the abdomen and thorax; -- called also click beetle, spring beetle, and snapping beetle. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The caudal spring used by Podura and related insects for leaping. See Collembola.
Click beetle
Click beetle Click" bee"tle (Zo["o]l.) See Elater.

Meaning of Click beetle from wikipedia

- Elateridae or click beetles (or "typical click beetles" to distinguish them from the related families Cerophytidae and Eucnemidae, which are also capable...
- Alaus oculatus, commonly called the eastern e**** click beetle or e**** elater, is a species of click beetle. Alaus oculatus can reach a length of about 25–45...
- The violet click beetle (Gambrinus violaceus, formerly Limoniscus violaceus) is a black beetle, 12 mm (0.5 in) long, with a faint blue/violet reflection...
- Giant click beetle can refer to several large members of the family Elateridae, including: Oxynopterus Oxynopterus mucronatus Tetralobus Tetralobus flabellicornis...
- Pyrophorus (also known as fire beetles) is a genus of click beetle (family Elateridae). They are one of several genera in the tribe Pyrophorini, all of...
- the click beetle (Elateridae) and darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) families. Some elateriform larvae of click beetles are known as wireworms. Beetles in...
- Alaus is a genus of click beetle belonging to the family Elateridae. Unlike many click beetles, Alaus larvae are completely predatory. Alaus lusciosus...
- Agriotes s****tor is a species of click beetle, commonly known as the common click beetle. The adult beetle is brown and incon****uous, and the larvae...
- Orthostethus infuscatus is a species of click beetle in the family Elateridae. "Orthostethus infuscatus". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-06. "Orthostethus infuscatus...
- noctilucus, common name headlight elater[citation needed], is a species of click beetle (family Elateridae). Pyrophorus noctilucus can reach a length of 20–40...