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Species Laccophilus pictus

Laccophilus pictus insignis Sharp - Laccophilus pictus ъӹ - Laccophilus pictus Waterbeetle, Laccophilus sp.? - Laccophilus pictus diving beetle - Laccophilus pictus Laccophilus pictus Laccophilus pictus coccinelloides Régimbart - Laccophilus pictus Laccophilus pictus coccinelloides Régimbart - Laccophilus pictus Is this Laccophilus pictus insignis? - Laccophilus pictus
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
Genus Laccophilus
Species pictus (Laccophilus pictus)
Explanation of Names
Laccophilus pictus Laporte 1835
pictus = 'painted'
Numbers
2 sspp.(1)
Size
4.5-6.0 mm(2)
Range
AZ-TX-KS; Mexico(2)