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Conoderus vespertinus Habitat: Attracted to a light in a semi-rural area Conoderus vespertinus,Geotagged,Summer,Tobacco wireworm,United States,beetle Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Conoderus vespertinus? Almost an exact match for one of your previous observations!
    Tobacco Wireworm - Conoderus vespertinus Total length: 8 mm. Elongate beetle that is yellowish brown in color with pubescence on its dorsal surface. Pronotum has a broad stripe on each side, and the elytra have a broad line down the suture.<br />
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Attracted to a light in a rural area. I've been seeing these flying around my deck light each night for the past several days. Conoderus vespertinus,Geotagged,Summer,Tobacco Wireworm,United States,beetle,elateridae
    Posted 3 months ago
    1. Ooohhh, lol. Derpy doo. I knew it looked familiar ;P. Thanks! Posted 3 months ago, modified 3 months ago
      1. :D <3 Posted 3 months ago

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''Conoderus vespertinus'', the tobacco wireworm, is a species of click beetle in the family Elateridae.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jul 10, 2019. Captured Jul 9, 2019 21:59 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm