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Genus Neobidessus

Neobidessus Neobidessus pullus - male Neobidessus pullus (LeConte) - Neobidessus pullus Dytiscid.. - Neobidessus Neobidessus pulloides Young - Neobidessus pulloides Very small Dytiscid of sorts... - Neobidessus Dytiscid 6 - Neobidessus Neobidessus sp. - Neobidessus
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 Hydroporinae
Tribe Bidessini
Genus Neobidessus
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 8 total(1)
Size
1.8-2.2 mm(1)
Range
C. & N. America; our spp.: N. pullus so. US, N. pulloides TX(1)
Habitat
mostly standing water(1)
Remarks
Abundant at lights(1)
Print References
Young, Frank N. 1977. Predaceous Water Beetles of the genus Neobidessus Young in the Americas North of Colombia. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan (PDF at U. Michigan)
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.