Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive


Species Celina angustata

Celina - Celina angustata Diver #2 - Celina angustata Diver #2 - Celina angustata beetle - Celina angustata beetle - Celina angustata Dytiscid - Celina angustata Dytiscidae, lateral - Celina angustata Celina angustata Aubé - Celina angustata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Hydroporinae
Genus Celina
Species angustata (Celina angustata)
Explanation of Names
Celina angustata Aubé, 1838
angustata - Latin for 'narrow, small' (1)
3.2-3.9 mm (2)
fine microsculpture on central portion of pronotum, with some punctures distinct (2)

Det. Tim R. Moyer, 2010
A widespread species, ranging from South America to TX-FL-MA (2)(3)
See Also
may be synonymous with C. hubbelli (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.