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Species Macronychus glabratus

Macronychus glabratus Macronychus glabratus Canterbury River elmid - Macronychus glabratus Canterbury River elmid - Macronychus glabratus Macronychus glabratus Riffle beetle? - Macronychus glabratus Macronychus glabratus It came from Apple River - Macronychus glabratus
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Elmidae (Riffle Beetles)
Subfamily Elminae
Tribe Macronychini
Genus Macronychus
Species glabratus (Macronychus glabratus)
Explanation of Names
Macronychus glabratus Say 1825
e. NA (QC-ND south to FL-TX) (1)
Works Cited
1.A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Elmidae
Brown H.P. 1983. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-143b. x + 23 pp.