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Species Dytiscus carolinus

Predacious Diving Beetle - Dytiscus carolinus Predacious Diving Beetle - Dytiscus carolinus Dytiscus carolinus Aubé - Dytiscus carolinus - female Dytiscus carolinus? - Dytiscus carolinus unknown insect - Dytiscus carolinus - female Dytiscus carolinus - female Dytiscus carolinus - female predaceous diving beetle - Dytiscus carolinus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Dytiscinae
Genus Dytiscus
Species carolinus (Dytiscus carolinus)
Explanation of Names
Dytiscus carolinus Aube, 1838
Numbers
12 Nearctic spp. (1)
Size
22-27 mm (2)
Identification
Abdominal sterna colouration reddish to black and elytra with no yellow subapical transverse fascia.
Range
e US (TX-FL-MA-WI) - Map (3)(4)(2)(5), mostly se US
See Also
D. verticalis Say - but elytron of most specimens with yellow subapical transverse fascia (2)
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.Predaceous Diving Beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of the Nearctic Region, with emphasis on the fauna of Canada and Alaska
D.J. Larson, Y. Alarie, and R.E. Roughley. 2001. NRC 43253.
3.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
4.Checklist of the Water Beetles of Florida.
Epler, J.H. 2010. Self-published on the Web.
5.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)