Identification manual for the water beetles of FloridaBy John H. Epler
FL Dept. Environ. Protection, Tallahassee, FL. 257 pp., 1996
Full title: Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae)
Note: A revised version is under preparation, with full color figures, updated information, and new sections covering the aquatic/semi-aquatic Chrysomelidae and Curculionidae.
Phloeocharis subtilissima and Cephennium gallicum new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera...By Majka C., Klimaszewski J.
Zootaxa 781: 1–15, 2004
Full title: Phloeocharis subtilissima
Mannerheim (Staphylinidae: Phloeocharinae) and Cephennium gallicum
Ganglbauer (Scydmaenidae) new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera to the port of Halifax, with new records of other species
Catalogue of the Described Coleoptera of the United StatesBy Haldeman and LeConte
Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., xvi + 174 pp., 1853
Lists original publication for each beetle species described prior to January 1852.
Haldeman, S.S. and J.L. LeConte. 1853. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of the United States, by Friedrich Ernst Melsheimer, M.D., revised. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., xvi + 174 pp.
The Beetles of the United States: A Manual for Identification.By Ross H. Arnett, Jr
The American Entomological Institute, Ann Arbor, MI. xii + 1112 pp, 1968
The Beetles of the United States
was the predecessor of American Beetles
, vol (1)
There were four additional printings.
Arnett, R.H., Jr. 1968. The Beetles of the United States: A Manual for Identification. The American Entomological Institute, Ann Arbor, MI. xii + 1112 pp
Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")By Charles W. Leng
John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp., 1920
"The Leng Catalogue" was (and still is) an important early North American beetle catalog.
Leng, C.W. 1920. Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.
Signs and Abbreviations
Leng, C.W. & A.J. Mutchler. 1927. Supplement
1919-1924 (inclusive) to catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, New York. 78 pp. (Links to full text
Catalogue of the beetles of AlabamaBy Henry Peter Loding
Geological Survey of Alabama, Monograph 11: 1-172., 1945
Data for each species mostly restricted to County(s) and month(s) collected.
Loding, an amateur naturalist, resided in Mobile and contributed more to the study of Alabama Coleoptera than anyone else. His catalogue listed 88 families, 1,041 genera, and 2,770 species and varieties, including 259 forms of 83 genera of Chrysomelidae. His collection is presently maintained at the University of Alabama, University, Alabama.
Loding, H.P. 1945. Catalogue of the beetles of Alabama. Geological Survey of Alabama, Monograph 11: 1-172.