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Genus Amphizoa

Amphizoa insolens Amphizoa insolens Amphizoa insolens Amphizoid - Amphizoa insolens Amphizoid - Amphizoa insolens Tenebrionidae? - Amphizoa Tenebrionidae? - Amphizoa Amphizoa lecontei
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Amphizoidae (Trout-Stream Beetles)
Genus Amphizoa
Numbers
3 spp. in the Nearctic region, 2 more in e. Asia (China)
Range
Western North America
Habitat
Lotic- typically on the bottoms of cool fast flowing mountain streams and creeks, also found near or at the bases of waterfalls; usually among stones or on dead wood
Food
Carnivorous- both adults and larvae prey on stonefly nymphs (larvae).
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