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Genus Enochrus

Water Scavenger Beetle - Enochrus ochraceus Small coleoptera - Enochrus Water Scavenger Beetle - Enochrus beetle - Enochrus Hydrophilidae #1 - Enochrus Enochrus? - Enochrus 9020433 Enochrus hamiltoni? - Enochrus Another Enochrus?  - Enochrus
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Enochrinae
Genus Enochrus
Explanation of Names
Enochrus Thomson 1859
Numbers
25 spp. in our area(1), >200 spp. in 6 subgenera worldwide
Identification
Complete key to species Gunderson (1978, thesis)

Regional keys:
Downie & Arnett (2) (11 northeastern species)
Ciegler (3) (12 South Carolina species)
Epler (4) (13 Florida species)
Usinger (5) (12 California species)
Short 2004 ("Review of the Enochrus Thomson of the West Indies (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)" - 9 West Indies species)
Range
throughout NA and worldwide(1)
Remarks
come to lights(1)
Print References
Gunderson R.W. (1978) Nearctic Enochrus: Biology, keys, descriptions, and distribution (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). PhD thesis. St. Cloud University. St. Cloud, MN. 54 pp.
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.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
3.Water Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2003. Clemson University.
4.The Water Beetles of Florida
Epler J.H. 2010. Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Tallahassee. 414 pp.
5.Aquatic Insects of California
Robert L. Usinger, Editor. 1956. University of California Press.