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Species Contacyphon padi

Marsh beetle - Contacyphon padi marsh beetle - Contacyphon padi Scirtid? - Contacyphon padi Marsh Beetle - Contacyphon padi Scirtid - Contacyphon padi Scirtid - Contacyphon padi - male Beetle - Contacyphon padi Small fuzzy beetle - Contacyphon padi
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Scirtoidea (Plate-thigh and Marsh Beetles)
Family Scirtidae (Marsh Beetles)
No Taxon (former Cyphon)
Genus Contacyphon
Species padi (Contacyphon padi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cyphon padi (Linnaeus 1758)
according to Epler, all North American records of this species most likely refer to C. neopadi(1)
Explanation of Names
Contacyphon padi (Linnaeus 1758)
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe(2), adventive in NA (ne. US & adjacent Canada)(3)(BG data); see, however, Epler's comment look here ("Cyphon padi... is NOT Nearctic")
Works Cited
1.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
2.Coleoptera Poloniae
3.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.