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Genus Scirtes

beetle - Scirtes tibialis Scirtid - Scirtes tibialis Scirtid - Scirtes tibialis Scirtid - Scirtes tibialis Leaf beetle? - Scirtes tibialis Coleoptera - Marsh Beetles Scirtes orbiculatus - Scirtes orbiculatus Bald with a hairy fringe - Scirtes tibialis Scirtes orbiculatus (Fabricius) - Scirtes orbiculatus
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Scirtoidea (Plate-thigh and Marsh Beetles)
Family Scirtidae (Marsh Beetles)
Genus Scirtes
Explanation of Names
Scirtes Illiger 1807
Numbers
6-7 spp. in our area(1)(2)(3)
Range
e. US to TX-CA(1)
See Also
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
3.A new species of Scirtes (Coleoptera: Scirtidae) from southern Florida and the Caribbean
Epler, JH. 2012. Zootaxa 3530: 77-82.