Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Colymbetes sculptilis

Mid-Sized Diving Beetle - Colymbetes sculptilis Predaceous Diving Beetle - Colymbetes sculptilis - male Predaceous Diving Beetle - Colymbetes sculptilis - male Predaceous Diving Beetle - Colymbetes sculptilis - male Predaceous Diving Beetle - Colymbetes sculptilis - male Predaceous Diving Beetle - Colymbetes sculptilis - male unid. diving beetle - Colymbetes sculptilis Unidentified Insect-2 - Colymbetes sculptilis
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 Colymbetinae
Tribe Colymbetini
Genus Colymbetes
Species sculptilis (Colymbetes sculptilis)
Size
15-17 mm (1)
Print References
Dillon and Dillon, p. 147, plate 15 (1)
Works Cited
1.A Manual of Common Beetles of Eastern North America
Dillon, Elizabeth S., and Dillon, Lawrence. 1961. Row, Peterson, and Company.