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subgenus Rhopalohelophorus

flood debris #5 - Helophorus - Helophorus lineatus Water Scavenger Beetle - Helophorus orientalis Water Scavenger Beetle - Helophorus orientalis Helophorus oblongulus LeConte - Helophorus oblongulus Helophorus linearoides d'Orchymont - Helophorus linearoides Water Scavenger Beetle - Helophorus nitiduloides Water Beetle - Helophorus lineatus - male Water Beetle - Helophorus lineatus - male
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 Helophorinae
Genus Helophorus
No Taxon subgenus Rhopalohelophorus
Explanation of Names
Rhopalohelophorus Kuwert 1886
Numbers
by far the largest subgenus, with ~40 spp. in our area and many dozen in Eurasia