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Genus Heterosternuta

Heterosternuta diversicornis (Sharp) - Heterosternuta diversicornis - male Heterosternuta diversicornis (Sharp) - Heterosternuta diversicornis - male Dytiscidae, dorsal - Heterosternuta Dytiscidae - Heterosternuta Dytiscidae - Heterosternuta Predaceous diving beetle Heterosternuta? - Heterosternuta Heterosternuta diversicornis (Sharp) - Heterosternuta diversicornis Heterosternuta allegheniana - male
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 Hydroporini
Genus Heterosternuta
Explanation of Names
Heterosternuta Strand 1935
Numbers
13 described spp., all in our area(1)
Size
2.7-4.6 mm(1)
Range
e NA, most diverse in the Appalachian region(1)
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.