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Genus Eulimnichus

Limnichid - Eulimnichus ater Limnichidae  - Eulimnichus Eulimnichus californicus (LeConte) - Eulimnichus californicus Wee Beetle - Eulimnichus Wee Beetle - Eulimnichus Another unidentified beetle in my collection... - Eulimnichus Another unidentified beetle in my collection... - Eulimnichus Small Beetle - Eulimnichus
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 Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Limnichidae (Minute Marsh-loving Beetles)
Subfamily Limnichinae
Tribe Limnichini
Genus Eulimnichus
Explanation of Names
Eulimnichus Casey 1889
NA's largest genus of this family, with 12 spp. in our area(1)
Similar to the other widespread genus Limnichites, but that has eyes visible from above.
much of NA(1)
Print References
Wooldridge D.P. (1978) New World Limnichinae IV. Eulimnichus Casey. A. Synonymies, lectotype designations and redescriptions (Coleoptera: Limnichidae). Great Lakes Entomol. 11: 163-173.
Wooldridge D.P. (1979) New World Limnichinae V. Eulimnichus Casey. B. Descriptions of new species (Coleoptera: Limnichidae). Great Lakes Entomol. 12:1-11.
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.