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subgenus Rhopalohelophorus

Water Scavenger Beetle - Helophorus orientalis Helophorus linearoides d'Orchymont - Helophorus linearoides Helophorus sempervarians Angus - Helophorus sempervarians Water Scavenger Beetle - Helophorus orientalis Helophorus auricollis (Eschscholtz) - Helophorus auricollis Hydrophilid - Helophorus lineatus - male Beetle - Helophorus orientalis Beetle - Helophorus orientalis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Helophorinae
Genus Helophorus
No Taxon subgenus Rhopalohelophorus
Explanation of Names
Rhopalohelophorus Kuwert 1886
by far the largest subgenus, with ~40 spp. in our area and many dozen in Eurasia