Pennsylvania Leather-wing Beetle - approx. 1.1 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Genus: Chauliognathus
Species: Pennsylvanicus
Common Red Soldier Beetle - approx. 1 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Genus: Rhagonycha
Species: Fulva
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Updated February 15 2013
Fireflies, Soldier & Click Beetles
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13 species
Click Beetle - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Genus: Sylvanelater
Species: Cylindriformis
Winter Firefly Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Lampyridae (Fireflies)
Genus: Ellychnia
Species: Corrusca
Super Family: Elateroidea
Super Family: Elateroidea
Super Family: Elateroidea
Super Family: Elateroidea
Photinus Firefly Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Lampyridae (Fireflies)
Genus: Photinus
Species: ?
Super Family: Elateroidea
Black Firefly Beetle - approx. 1 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Lampyridae (Fireflies)
Genus: Lucidota
Species: Atra
Super Family: Elateroidea
Click Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Genus: Melanotus
Species: ?
Super Family: Elateroidea
Click Beetle - approx. 1.2 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Genus: Ampedus
Species: Apicatus
Super Family: Elateroidea
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Also known as Goldenrod Soldier Beetle
Similar to the smaller Pyropyga decipiens
Soldier Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Genus: Cantharis
Species: Livida
Super Family: Elateroidea
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Soldier Beetle - approx. 8 mm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Genus: Podabrus
Species: Rugosulus
Super Family: Elateroidea
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Common Red Soldier Beetle - approx. 1 cm - Leslie Spit - July 2008
Click Beetle - approx. 1.2 cm - West Don Valley (E.T. Seton Park) - May 2014
Winter Firefly Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm - Rattray Marsh (Mississauga) - April 2009
Photinus Firefly Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm - Lynde Shores Conservation Area (Whitby) - July 2009
Black Firefly Beetle - approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2010
Click Beetle - approx. 1.5 cm - Leslie Spit - May 2009
Ampedus Click Beetle - approx. 1.2 cm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - June 2009
Soldier Beetle (Cantharis) - approx. 1.5 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2008
Pennsylvania Leather-wing Beetle - approx. 1.1 cm - Leslie Spit - August 2009
Soldier Beetle (Podabrus) - approx. 8 mm - Kortright Centre for Conservation - June 2013
Glowworm Beetle larva (or adult female?) - approx. 3 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Phengodidae (Glowworm Beetles)
Genus: Phengodes (Glowworms)
Species: ?
Super Family: Elateroidea
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Larva and larva-like adult females are usually
bioluminescent - larva prey on
millipedes
Glowworm Beetle larva (or adult female?) - approx. 3 cm - Lower Don Valley (Brickworks) - September 2013
Trypherus species - approx. 8 mm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cantharidae (Soldier Beetles)
Genus: Trypherus
Species: Latipennis? Frisoni?
Super Family: Elateroidea
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Trypherus species - approx. 8 mm - West Oak Trails (Oakville) - June 2016
Eyed Click Beetle - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Elateridae (Click Beetles)
Genus: Alaus
Species: Oculatus
Super Family: Elateroidea
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Eyed Click Beetle - approx. 2.5 cm - David Balfour Park Trail - June 2017
Photograph by Paul Abell