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Species Lutrochus luteus

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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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Lutrochidae (Travertine Beetles)
Genus Lutrochus
Species luteus (Lutrochus luteus)
Explanation of Names
Lutrochus luteus LeConte 1852
luteus = 'yellowish'
Range
NM-TX-OK(1)
Habitat
larvae in calcareous encrustations or beneath submerged rocks, adults at water line or on submerged rocks/wood in streams with high calcium levels(2)
Life Cycle
Univoltine; larvae overwinter(3)
Works Cited
1.A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Limnichidae
Wooldridge D.P. 1986. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-48. x + 8 pp.
2.Aquatic dryopoid beetles (Coleoptera) of the United States
Brown H.P. 1972. USEPA Water Poll. Control Res. Ser., Vol. 6. ix+82 pp.
3.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.