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Definition of the noun Alaus oculatus
What does Alaus oculatus mean as a name of something?
Alaus oculatus is a species of Alaus.
- synonyms: species Alaus oculatus / Elater oculatus / species Elater oculatus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Coleoptera
- family: Elateridae
- genus: Alaus
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Alaus oculatus is a kind of Alaus, described by Linnaeus in 1758.
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A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
EYED CLICK BEETLE Alaus oculatus (Linnaeus) [Coleoptera: Elateridae]: A Species common in rotting logs and stumps of eastern USA. Larvae predaceous upon wood-boring beetles. Syn. Big-eyed Click Beetle; Eyed Elater. See Elateridae.
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
second row left, eyed click beetle, Alaus oculatus ...
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a~ race of Derby s eland, know: an American elaterid beetle, Alaus oculatus, so called on account of two large eye- like spots on its thorax. Its lame live in decaying wood. elaterics (el-a-ter'iks), n.pl. [NL. "elatericus ...
–Eyed elater, an American elaterid beetle, Alaus oculatus, so called on ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
The larva of the large ocellated spring-beetle (Alaus oculatus) is one of those which inhabits decaying wood.
by William Dwight Whitney
Alaus oculatus, so called on account of two large eye-like spots on its thorax. Its buns live in decaying wood. elaterics (el-a-ter'iks), n. pi. [NL. "elatericus, Gr. iXariip, a driver, < iXavvtiv, drive, set in motion : see elastic.'] The science of the ...
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- Another "click" beetle, Alaus oculatus
Elateroidea, Elateridae, Alaus oculatus, the eyed elater or the eyed click beetle. Sorry for lack of italics in the scientific name, was in a bit of a rush to get this ...
- Alaus Oculatus the Eyed Click Beetle
An encounter with an Eyed click beetle playing opossum and then deciding they had had enough.
- Eyed click beetle (Alaus oculatus) 5/19/13
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