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Genus Cymbiodyta

Cymbiodyta Cercyon sp.? - Cymbiodyta bifida Hydrophilidae #5 - Cymbiodyta Hydrophiloidea? - Cymbiodyta Helocombus - Cymbiodyta Helocombus bifidus - Cymbiodyta bifida Cymbiodyta sp. - Cymbiodyta Hydrophilidae found under a rock in a creek - Cymbiodyta
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 Enochrinae
Genus Cymbiodyta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydrocombus Sharp 1882
Explanation of Names
Cymbiodyta Bedel 1880
24 spp. in our area(1), ~30 total; our spp.:
Cymbiodyta acuminata Fall - northern transcontinental
Cymbiodyta arizonica Smetana - se.AZ
Cymbiodyta beckeri Smetana - central US
Cymbiodyta bifida (LeConte) - eastern NA (=Helocombus bifidus)
Cymbiodyta blanchardi Horn - eastern US-CAN
Cymbiodyta chamberlaini Smetana - e. US-CAN
Cymbiodyta columbiana Leech - AK-CA
Cymbiodyta dorsalis (Motschulsky) - w. US, northern MX
Cymbiodyta eumera Smetana - VA-AL
Cymbiodyta fraterculus (Sharp)- AZ-TX, MX
Cymbiodyta howdeni Smetana - AZ-MX
Cymbiodyta imbellis (LeConte) - OR-CA
Cymbiodyta leechi Miller - WA-n.CA
Cymbiodyta minima Notman - northern transcontinental, e. US
Cymbiodyta occidentalis Smetana - CA
Cymbiodyta pacifica Leech - BC-CA
Cymbiodyta pseudopacifica Smetana - CA
Cymbiodyta punctatostriata (Horn) - CA
Cymbiodyta puella Smetana - CA
Cymbiodyta rotunda (Say) - ME-NC
Cymbiodyta semistriata (Zimmerman) - eastern/central US-CAN
Cymbiodyta seriata Smetana - AZ
Cymbiodyta toddi Spangler - eastern/central US-CAN
Cymbiodyta vindicata Fall - northern transcontinental, e. US
Key to spp. in (2)
holarctic, much more diverse in NA(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.
2.Revision of the genus Cymbiodyta Bedel (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)
A. Smetana. 1974. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 93: 1-113.