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Subfamily Hydrophilinae

Tropisternus lateralis marginatus - Tropisternus lateralis Coleoptera - Paracymus Tropisternus blatchleyi Beetle Pupae? - Tropisternus Tiny Beetle Hydrophilus ovatus Hydrophilidae - Tropisternus lateralis Saltwater Enochrus - Enochrus hamiltoni
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
Numbers
ca. 180 spp. in 21 genera north of Mexico(1); 48 genera (+29 subgenera) worldwide(2)
all 6 tribes known worldwide are represented in NA, but Sperchopsini (3 NA spp. in 2 genera) and Chaetarthriini (4 Chaetarthria spp.) are not yet in the Guide
Range
worldwide and across NA(1)