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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Gyrininae

Whirlygig Beetle - Dineutus discolor Backyard Beetle Family #50 - Dineutus Dineutus sublineatus whirligig - Dineutus Вертячнк - Gyrinus Water Beetle - Gyrinus Gyrinid - Gyrinus 9049917 dineutis - Dineutus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Gyrinidae (Whirligig Beetles)
Subfamily Gyrininae
Numbers
3 tribes, with 3 genera in our area and 12 genera worldwide(1)
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny and classification of whirligig beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae): relaxed-clock model outperforms parsimony...
Miller K.B., Bergsten J. 2012. Systematic Entomology 37: 706–746.