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Genus Enochrus

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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 Hydrophilinae
Tribe Hydrophilini
Genus Enochrus
Explanation of Names
Enochrus Thomson 1859
25 spp. in our area(1), >200 spp. in 6 subgenera worldwide
Key to spp: Gunderson (1978)
throughout NA and worldwide(1)
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.