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Genus Anacaena

Water Scavenger Beetle - Anacaena limbata A wee hydrophilid, maybe? - Anacaena limbata tentative ID - Anacaena - Anacaena water scavenger beetle - Anacaena limbata Predaceous Diving Beetle - Anacaena limbata Anacaena Anacaena Water Scavenger Beetle - Anacaena
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 Chaetarthriinae
Tribe Anacaenini
Genus Anacaena
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacaena Thomson, 1859
Numbers
Four Nearctic species. (1)
Identification
See (2) to separate two of the species.
Remarks
Genus in North America needs revision. Neotropical species revised by Komarek (3).
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.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
3.Taxonomic revision of Anacaena Thomson, 1859 II. Neotropical species (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae).
Komarek, A. 2005. Koleopterologische Rundschau 75: 253 -301.