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Species Coptotomus venustus

Coptotomus venustus (Say) - Coptotomus venustus - female Coptotomus venustus (Say) - Coptotomus venustus Coptotomus venustus (Say) - Coptotomus venustus Coptotomus venustus
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 Coptotominae
Genus Coptotomus
Species venustus (Coptotomus venustus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coptotomus venustus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Colymbetes venustus Say 1823
Identification
Labial and maxillary palpi notched apically; last abdominal sternite without a pair of medial parallel grooves; elytra without dense sculpture of irregular grooves - last couplet in Epler, 2010 (1)
Range
e US (TX-FL-NJ-IL) / Mex. - Map (2)(3)(4)
Works Cited
1.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
2.Predaceous Diving Beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of the Nearctic Region, with emphasis on the fauna of Canada and Alaska
D.J. Larson, Y. Alarie, and R.E. Roughley. 2001. NRC 43253.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)