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Genus Nyholmia

Marsh Beetle - Nyholmia confusa Marsh beetle (Scirtid) - Nyholmia Marsh beetle (Scirtid) - Nyholmia Beetle - Nyholmia collaris Scaphidiidae - Nyholmia collaris Marsh Beetle - Nyholmia confusa Scirtid - Nyholmia confusa Nyholmia collaris
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Scirtoidea (Plate-thigh and Marsh Beetles)
Family Scirtidae (Marsh Beetles)
No Taxon (former Cyphon)
Genus Nyholmia
Explanation of Names
Nyholmia Klausnitzer 2013
4 spp. in our area,* 18 spp. total(1)
*the former Cyphon bicolor, C. collaris, C. confusus, C. drymophila
2.4-4.6 mm(1)
NA & E. Asia(1)
Works Cited
1.Monophyletische Artengruppen der ehemaligen Gattung Cyphon Paykull, 1799 und Beschreibung von neuen Gattungen (Col., Scirtidae)
Klausnitzer B. 2013. Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte 57: 255-262.