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Taxonavigation: Elateroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Elateroidea

Familia: Elateridae
Subfamilia: Elaterinae
Genus: Ochosternus
Species: O. howensis – O. norfolcensis – O. zealandicus


Ochosternus Candèze, 1863



Type species[edit]


cited sources[edit]

  • Candèze, E. 1863: Monographie des élatérides. 4. Mémoires de la Société royale des sciences de Liège, 17 Internet Archive BHL
  • Hyslop, J.A. 1921: Genotypes of the elaterid beetles of the world. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 58: 621–673. Internet Archive BHL BUGZ
  • White, A. 1846: Insects of New Zealand. Pp. 1-27, plates 1-7 in: Richardson, J.; Gray, J.E. (eds) The zoology of the voyage of H.M.S. Erebus & Terror, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol. II. Reptiles, fishes, Crustacea, insects, Mollusca. London: E.W. Janson. Internet Archive BHL

Additional references[edit]

  • Calder, A.A. 1996: Click beetles: genera of the Australian Elateridae (Coleoptera). Monographs on invertebrate taxonomy, 2 ISBN 0643056718 ISBN 9780643056718
  • Lea, A.M. 1929: Notes on some miscellaneous Coleoptera, with descriptions of new species. Part VII. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 53: 203–244. PDF