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Genus Matus

Matus sp. - Matus Noteridae? - Matus bicarinatus Noteridae? - Matus bicarinatus Noteridae? - Matus bicarinatus Matus bicarinatus? - Matus bicarinatus Matus bicarinatus? - Matus bicarinatus Dytiscid - Matus ovatus - female Matus ovatus - female
Classification
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 Matinae
Genus Matus
Explanation of Names
Author: Aube (1836)
Numbers
4 species; genus is endemic to North America(1)
Size
5.4-9.5 mm(1)
Identification
Adults:
eyes notched at antennal bases
prosternal process with a deep medial groove
anterior margin of clypeus broadly emarginate medially
Range
Generally eastern in distribution: from southern Ontario and Quebec south to Florida(1)
Habitat
in standing water among dense vegetation (1)