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

Species Ectopria nervosa

Odd Beetle - Ectopria nervosa Water Penny Beetle - Ectopria nervosa Water penny beetle - Ectopria nervosa Water Penny Beetle - Ectopria nervosa Beetle - Ectopria nervosa Beetle from Charles City County - Ectopria nervosa Beetle - Ectopria nervosa - female Beetle - black with two orange spots on thorax - Ectopria nervosa
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 Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Psephenidae (Water Penny Beetles)
Subfamily Eubriinae
Genus Ectopria
Species nervosa (Ectopria nervosa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ectopria thoracica (Ziegler) (see Dr Chandler's comment); treated as a separate sp. in(1)(2)
Explanation of Names
Ectopria nervosa (Melsheimer 1845)
3-5 mm
e NA (NS-FL to ON-OK)(1)(2)*(3) [*as E. thoracica]
Works Cited
1.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
2.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
3.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)