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Genus Phaenonotum

small black waterbeetle - Phaenonotum exstriatum Hydrophilidae - Phaenonotum exstriatum Hydrophilidae - Phaenonotum exstriatum Hydrophilid - Phaenonotum exstriatum Small Oval Hydrophilid ? - Phaenonotum exstriatum Small Oval Hydrophilid ? - Phaenonotum exstriatum Small Oval Hydrophilid ? - Phaenonotum exstriatum Small Oval Hydrophilid ? - Phaenonotum exstriatum
Classification
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 Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Coelostomatini
Genus Phaenonotum
Explanation of Names
Phaenonotum Sharp 1882
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(1)
Identification
Scutellum not elongate; pronotum w/o long, sharp process between front coxae; w/o strong apical seta(2)
Range
e. NA(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.