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The genus Hydrophilus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilina) in Mexico and Central America
By R. Arce-Péez and M. A. Morón
Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, 2013
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Abstract
The taxonomy and precise distribution of the species of the genus Hydrophilus Geoffroy, 1762 from Mexico and Central America are reviewed, based on the morphological study of 499 adult specimens, descriptions and literature records. Hydrophilus (Dibolocelus) purpuracens Régimbart, 1901 is recorded for the first time for Mexico. Species with widest distribution are H.(H.) ensifer Brullé, 1837 cited from 5 countries and in the Antilles, and H.(H.) insularis Castelnau, 1840 cited from 4 countries and the Antilles.

Review of the Giant Water Scavenger Beetle Genus Hydrophilus Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) of the US and Canada.
By A. E. Z. Short and C. E. Mcintosh IV.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 68(2): 187-198., 2014
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A. E. Z. Short and C. E. Mcintosh IV. 2014. Review of the Giant Water Scavenger Beetle Genus Hydrophilus Geoffroy (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) of the United States and Canada. The Coleopterists Bulletin 68(2): 187-198.

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The species of the giant water scavenger beetle genus Hydrophilus Geoffroy occurring in the United States and Canada are reviewed.
Three species are recorded: Hydrophilus (s. str.) insularis Laporte de Castelnau, Hydrophilus (Dibolocelus) ovatus Gemminger and Harold, and Hydrophilus (s. str.) triangularis Say.

The Hydrophilinae of Delaware (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae)
By Short, A.E.Z.
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 58: 598-599, 2004
52 species recorded, 33 of which are newly recorded.

Review of the Family Hydrophilidae of Canada and Alaska
By Ales Smetana
Entomological Society of Canada, 1988
Citation:
Smetana, A. 1988. Review of the Family Hydrophilidae of Canada and Alaska (Coleoptera). Mem. Ent. Soc. Can. 142: 1-316.

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World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 2: Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera).
By Hansen, M.
Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark. 416 pp., 1999
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Hansen, M. 1999. World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 2: Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera). Apollo Books, Vester-Skerninge, Denmark. 416 pp.

World Catalogue of Insects is an initiative aimed at compiling worldscale, authoritative catalogues of monophyletic insect taxa.

Volumes will as a minimum contain standard nomenclatoral information on all names pertaining to the taxon treated, including type locality and distribution to the extent this is relevant.

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Synopsis of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from Canada. Part 4: Scarabaeoidea... [through Cleroidea]
By Klimaszewski J, Langor D, Smith A, Hoebeke E, Davies A, Pelletier G, Douglas HB, Webster RP, Bourdon C, Borowiec L, Scudder GGE
Pensoft Series Faunistica 116: 1-215, 2017
Full title: Synopsis of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from Canada. Part 4: Scarabaeoidea, Scirtoidea, Buprestoidea, Byrrhoidea, Elateroidea, Derodontoidea, Bostrichoidea, and Cleroidea

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Handbook of Zoology. Coleoptera Vol. 3: Morphology and Systematics (Phytophaga)
By Leschen R.A.B., Beutel R.G. (eds)
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. 687 pp., 2014

Review of the American Corylophidae, Cryptophagidae, Tritomidae and Dermestidae, with other studies
By T. L. Casey
New York Entomological Society, 1900
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(2): 51-172, 1900

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