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Genus Enochrus

Water Scavenger Beetle - Enochrus ochraceus Enochrus - Enochrus sayi Enochrus sp. - Enochrus Hydrophilid - Enochrus Water Scavenger Beetle - Enochrus Enochrus Hydrophilidae - Enochrus Another Hydrophilid of sorts?  - Enochrus
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 Hydrophilinae
Tribe Hydrophilini
Genus Enochrus
Explanation of Names
Enochrus Thomson 1859
Numbers
25 spp. n. of Mex. (1), (>200 spp. in 6 subgenera worldwide)
Identification
Key to spp: Gunderson (1978)
Range
throughout N. Amer. (1) and worldwide
Remarks
come to lights (1)
Print References
Gunderson R.W. (1978) Nearctic Enochrus: Biology, keys, descriptions, and distribution (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Thesis (Ph. D.) St. Cloud University. St. Cloud, MN. 54 pp.
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.