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Species Neoporus clypealis

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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
Tribe Hydroporini
Genus Neoporus
Species clypealis (Neoporus clypealis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoporus clypealis (Sharp)
Orig. Comb: Hydroporus clypealis Sharp 1882
Explanation of Names
Sp. has a thickened clypeus. (1)
More than 40 spp., all Nearctic (2)
3.9-4.5 mm (1)
e US (TX-FL-Can-KS) (3), (1)
Occurs among emergent veg. such as sedges, along the margins of slow, marshy streams, beaver ponds and small lakes. (1)
Type Locality: Massachusetts
See Also
Color pattern similar to Neoporus undulatus (1)
Print References
Sharp, D. 1880-1882. On aquatic carnivorous Coleoptera or Dytiscidae. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, 2(new series), part 2: 179-1003 plates vii-xviii.
Works Cited
1.Predaceous Diving Beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of the Nearctic Region, with emphasis on the fauna of Canada and Alaska
D.J. Larson, Y. Alarie, and R.E. Roughley. 2001. NRC 43253.
2.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.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.