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Species Tropisternus collaris

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Hydrophilinae
Tribe Hydrophilini
Genus Tropisternus
Species collaris (Tropisternus collaris)
Other Common Names
Collared Water Scavenger Beetle
Explanation of Names
Tropisternus collaris (Fabricius 1775)
a number of described sspp., including T. c. mexicanus, T. c. striolatus(1)
8-9 mm
e. US to AZ (NY-FL to KS-AZ) to S. America(1)
Print References
Harp G.L., Neasbitt W.H. (1992) A synopsis of the genus Tropisternus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) in Arkansas. Proc. Arkansas Acad. Sci. 46: 101-102. Full text
Spangler P.J. (1960) A revision of the genus Tropisternus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) Unpubl. PhD thesis. University of Missouri, Columbia. 365 pp
Works Cited
1.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 2: Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera).
Hansen, M. 1999. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark. 416 pp.