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Genus Hydraena

tiny aquatic beetle - Hydraena pennsylvanica Minute Moss Beetle - Hydraena Minute Moss Beetle - Hydraena Hydraena Hydraena Helophorinae? - Hydraena Hydraenid? - Hydraena Hydraenidae, Rincon Mountains - Hydraena
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 Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Hydraenidae (Minute Moss Beetles)
Genus Hydraena
Explanation of Names
Hydraena Kugelann 1794
Numbers
~30 spp. in our area, ~900 described spp. (+hundreds undescribed) worldwide(1)(Trizzino et al. 2013)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA except Great Plains(1)
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.