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Species Uvarus lacustris

Dytiscid - Uvarus lacustris Uvarus falli (Sharp) - Uvarus lacustris Bidessini - Uvarus lacustris Uvarus - Uvarus lacustris Uvarus lacustris Uvarus lacustris (Say) - Uvarus lacustris Uvarus lacustris? - Uvarus lacustris Uvarus lacustris (Say) - Uvarus lacustris
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Hydroporinae
Tribe Bidessini
Genus Uvarus
Species lacustris (Uvarus lacustris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Uvarus lacustris (Say)
Orig. Comb: Hydroporus lacustris Say, 1823
Explanation of Names
lacustr - New Latin for 'of a lake' (1)
9 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
1.6-1.9 mm (3)
e. US (TX-FL-VT-SD) / so. Ont. (3)(4)
Often very common in muddy or clay bottomed pools and in shallow, sun-warmed water along the every edges of larger ponds. (3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3.Predaceous Diving Beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of the Nearctic Region, with emphasis on the fauna of Canada and Alaska
D.J. Larson, Y. Alarie, and R.E. Roughley. 2001. NRC 43253.
4. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.