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Tribe Berosini

Berosus sp., family Hydrophilidae - Berosus BG2740 E7328 - Berosus ordinatus Berosus pugnax? - Berosus pugnax - female 110112Beetle1 - Berosus Water Scavenger Beetle - Berosus Hydrophilid - Berosus peregrinus - male Hydrophilidae - Berosus Berosus
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 Berosini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Taxonomy may be subject to change in near future(1)
Numbers
19 spp. in 3 genera in our area(2); ~350 spp. in 5 genera worldwide(3)
Size
<12 mm(2)
Range
worldwide and across NA(2) (the primarily Neotropical Hemiosus, with 1 sp. recorded in AZ, is not yet in the Guide)