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Subfamily Acidocerinae

Helobata larvalis (Horn) - Helobata larvalis Helochares maculicollis Helochares normatus (LeConte) - Helochares normatus Unique Beetle - Helobata larvalis Del Puerto-0BG.J.1967.02 - Helochares normatus Novochares sallaei Helochares (possibly H. normatus) - Helochares Helochares (possibly H. normatus) - Helochares
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 Acidocerinae
Explanation of Names
Acidocerinae Zaitzev
Numbers
3 genera and 4 species in NA north of Mexico; >500 species total
Range
e. US, Calif. (BG data)