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Genus Cymbiodyta

Water Scavenger Beetle - Cymbiodyta NJ  Helocombus bifidus - Cymbiodyta bifidus Black beetle with brown legs - Cymbiodyta bifidus Hydrophilid - Cymbiodyta bifidus Hydrophilidae - Cymbiodyta bifidus got me ... - Cymbiodyta Beetle  - Cymbiodyta Cymbiodyta of Cheesman  - Cymbiodyta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Enochrinae
Genus Cymbiodyta
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydrocombus Sharp 1882
Explanation of Names
Cymbiodyta Bedel 1880
Numbers
24 species in our area(1)
Cymbiodyta acuminata Fall - northern transcontinental
Cymbiodyta arizonica Smetana - SE Arizona
Cymbiodyta beckeri Smetana - central US
Cymbiodyta bifidus (LeConte) - eastern NA (previously in the genus Helocombus)
Cymbiodyta blanchardi Horn - eastern US-CAN
Cymbiodyta chamberlaini Smetana - eastern US-CAN
Cymbiodyta columbiana Leech - Alaska to southern CA
Cymbiodyta dorsalis (Motschulsky) - western US, northern MX
Cymbiodyta eumera Smetana - VA to AL
Cymbiodyta fraterculus (Sharp)- AZ to TX, MX
Cymbiodyta howdeni Smetana - AZ-MX
Cymbiodyta imbellis (LeConte) - CA to OR
Cymbiodyta leechi Miller - northern CA to WA
Cymbiodyta minima Notman - northern transcontinental, eastern US
Cymbiodyta occidentalis Smetana - CA
Cymbiodyta pacifica Leech - CA to BC
Cymbiodyta pseudopacifica Smetana - CA
Cymbiodyta punctatostriata (Horn) - CA
Cymbiodyta puella Smetana - CA
Cymbiodyta rotunda (Say) - ME/NH to NC
Cymbiodyta semistriata (Zimmerman) - eastern/central US-CAN
Cymbiodyta seriata Smetana - AZ
Cymbiodyta toddi Spangler - eastern/central US-CAN
Cymbiodyta vindicata Fall - northern transcontinental, eastern US


Species known from Mexico & Central America:
Cymbiodyta brevicollis (Sharp) - MX
Cymbiodyta brevipalpis Smetana - MX
Cymbiodyta campbelli Smetana - MX
Cymbiodyta polita (Sharp) - MX-Guatemala
Cymbiodyta pusilla Smetana - MX
plus dorsalis, fraterculus, howdeni listed above are known from Mexico
Identification
Key in (2)
Range
Generally distributed(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.