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Genus Coelambus

Coelambus patruelis - female Hygrotus salinarius Wallis - Coelambus salinarius Predaceous Diving Beetle - Coelambus unguicularis - male water beetle - Coelambus Coelambus picatus (Kirby) - Coelambus picatus - male Dytiscidae - Coelambus sylvanus Dytiscidae - Coelambus impressopunctatus - male Coelambus? - Coelambus lutescens
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Hydroporinae
Tribe Hydroporini
Genus Coelambus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly part of Hygrotus(1)
Currently contains the following species in our area: compar, dissimilis, falli, impressopunctatus, infuscatus, laccophilinus, lutescens, marklini, masculinus, novemlineatus, nubilus, patruelis, pedalis group, picatus, punctilineatus, salinarius, sellatus, semivittatus, suturalis, sylvanus, tumidiventris, turbidus, unguicularis
Explanation of Names
Coelambus Thomson 1860
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny of the Hydroporinae and classification of the genus Peschetius Guignot, 1942 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)
Miller K.B., Wolfe G.W., Biström O. 2006. Insect Syst. Evol. 37: 257-279.