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Subfamily Laccophilinae

¤ - Laccophilus maculosus Beetle larva -- Rhantus sp? - Laccophilus Dytiscid - Laccophilus maculosus Laccophilus sp. - Laccophilus maculosus Diver #19 - Laccophilus fasciatus Laccophilus fasciatus? - Laccophilus fasciatus Laccophilus? - Laccophilus Dytiscid?  Laccophilus maybe? - Laccophilus
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 Laccophilinae
Numbers
3 Nearctic genera:Agabetes, Laccophilus and Laccodytes
Identification
See the Laccophilus genus page for description of diagnostic characters