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Genus Neoclypeodytes

Neoclypeodytes pictodes (Sharp) - Neoclypeodytes pictodes yb - Neoclypeodytes Hydroporine suspected - Neoclypeodytes Moccasin Creek - Neoclypeodytes plicipennis Moccasin Creek - Neoclypeodytes plicipennis Neoclypeodytes Neoclypeodytes cinctellus? - Neoclypeodytes Neoclypeodytes cinctellus? - Neoclypeodytes
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 Hydroporinae
Tribe Bidessini
Genus Neoclypeodytes
20 described spp. in N. & C. America(1)
1.8-2.4 mm(1)
other than based on male secondary sexual features, the genus can hardly be separated from Liodessus(1)
w. part of NA; Central America(1)
mostly on sand & gravel substrates, often at the margin of small streams or stream-side pools(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.