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Species Celina angustata

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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 Hydroporinae
Genus Celina
Species angustata (Celina angustata)
Explanation of Names
Celina angustata Aubé, 1838
angustata - Latin for 'narrow, small' (1)
Size
3.2-3.9 mm (2)
Identification
fine microsculpture on central portion of pronotum, with some punctures distinct (2)

Det. Tim R. Moyer, 2010
Range
A widespread species, ranging from South America to TX-FL-MA (2)(3)
See Also
may be synonymous with C. hubbelli (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.