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Species Hydrobius fuscipes

Water Scavenger Beetle - Hydrobius fuscipes Water Scavenger Beetle - Hydrobius fuscipes unidentified beetle - Hydrobius fuscipes Beetle - Hydrobius fuscipes Hydrophilidae - Hydrobius fuscipes Beetle - Hydrobius fuscipes Water Scavenger - Hydrobius fuscipes Hydrobius fuscipes
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 Hydrophilinae
Tribe Hydrophilini
Genus Hydrobius
Species fuscipes (Hydrobius fuscipes)
Explanation of Names
Hydrobius fuscipes (Linnaeus 1758)
Identification
Wing covers striated, the lines extending uniformly to near the anterior margin.
Habitat
Ponds with leaf litter
See Also
Helocombus bifidus, found in the same habitats, has longer maxillary palpi and more distinct elytral striae, the discal ones not reaching elytral base