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Species Coptotomus longulus

Predacious Diving Beetle - Coptotomus longulus Water Beetle - Coptotomus longulus Coptotomus longulus? - Coptotomus longulus Coptotomus longulus? - Coptotomus longulus Coptotomus longulus? - Coptotomus longulus Coptotomus longulus Dytiscid - Coptotomus longulus beetle - Coptotomus longulus
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 Coptotominae
Genus Coptotomus
Species longulus (Coptotomus longulus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
lenticus was once considered a separate species but there is some evidence of hybridization with longulus
Explanation of Names
Coptotomus longulus LeConte 1852
Identification
reliably distinguished by broad metasternal wing (narrowest width between mesocoxa and edge of metacoxal plate) of 0.35 mm or greater
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