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Superfamily Hydrophiloidea - Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles

Roach... help? - Hydrophilus triangularis Histerid - Carcinops wenzeli - male Histerid - Margarinotus confusus Unknown! - Cercyon floridanus Water Scavenger Beetle - Hydrobius fuscipes Green-headed beetle on riverbank - Laccobius Hydrophilidae? - Hydrochara Hydrophilus ovatus? - Hydrophilus
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)
Explanation of Names
Hydrophiloidea Latreille 1802
Numbers
3 families in our area, 4 total(1)
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.