Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Hydrophiloidea - Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles

Enochrus sp.? - Enochrus ochraceus Euspilotus auctus (Schmidt) - Euspilotus auctus water beetle - Tropisternus Teretrius latebricola Enochrus Enochrus? Tropisternus? - Tropisternus collaris Hydrophiloidea
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.