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Species Hydaticus cinctipennis

Predacious Diving Beetle - Hydaticus cinctipennis Predacious Diving Beetle - Hydaticus cinctipennis Predacious Diving Beetle - Hydaticus cinctipennis Predacious Diving Beetle - Hydaticus cinctipennis Predacious Diving Beetle - Hydaticus cinctipennis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Dytiscinae
Tribe Hydaticini
Genus Hydaticus
Species cinctipennis (Hydaticus cinctipennis)
Identification
This species can be characterized by the brown colouration of the body, rufous to brownish frons, and the presence of defined lateral yellow margins on the elytra- the similar H. piceus has no defined lateral yellow margins.
Range
New York to Florida