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Suborder Adephaga

Predacious Diving Beetle? - Colymbetes longulus Santee Dytisco - Leconectes striatellus Unknown ground beetle - Dicheirus dilatatus Lebia pimalis Possible Lebia viridis - Lebia viridis Agonum extensicolle Lophoglossus sp.? - Cyclotrachelus sigillatus Bembidion erosum (Motschulsky) - Bembidion erosum
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
informal names Geadephaga and Hydradephaga are used to refer to terrestrial (Trachypachidae, Carabidae, Rhysodidae) and aquatic members of this suborder, respectively
Numbers
11 extant families worldwide, 8 in our area(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
2.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.