Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Dryops

Dryops arizonensis Dryops arizonensis Long-toed Water Beetle - Dryops viennensis Long-toed Water Beetle - Dryops viennensis Long-toed Water Beetle - Dryops viennensis Dryops arizonensis (Schaeffer) - Dryops arizonensis Dryops arizonensis? - Dryops arizonensis Dryops arizonensis? - Dryops arizonensis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Dryopidae (Long-toed Water Beetles)
Genus Dryops
Explanation of Names
Dryops Olivier 1791
Numbers
2 spp. (of which one adventive) in our area(1)
Range
in our area, D. arizonensis (native) in TX-AZ; D. viennensis (adventive) in NB-QC-*NH(2)(*per D.S. Chandler)
Works Cited
1.Aquatic dryopoid beetles (Coleoptera) of the United States
Brown H.P. 1972. USEPA Water Poll. Control Res. Ser., Vol. 6. ix+82 pp.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.