Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Tribe Elmini

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 Elmidae - Riffle Beetles
Subfamily Elminae
Tribe Elmini

Genus Ampumixis
Species dispar - Ampumixis dispar
Genus Atractelmis
Species wawona - Atractelmis wawona
Genus Bryelmis
Species idahoensis - Bryelmis idahoensis
Species rivularis - Bryelmis rivularis
Species siskiyou - Bryelmis siskiyou
Genus Cleptelmis
Species addenda - Cleptelmis addenda
Genus Cylloepus
Species abnormis - Cylloepus abnormis
Species parkeri - Cylloepus parkeri
Genus Dubiraphia
Species bivittata - Dubiraphia bivittata
Species brevipennis - Dubiraphia brevipennis
Species browni - Dubiraphia browni
Species brunnescens - Dubiraphia brunnescens
Species giulianii - Dubiraphia giulianii
Species harleyi - Dubiraphia harleyi
Species minima - Dubiraphia minima
Species parva - Dubiraphia parva
Species quadrinotata - Dubiraphia quadrinotata
Species vittata - Dubiraphia vittata
Genus Gonielmis
Species dietrichi - Gonielmis dietrichi
Genus Heterelmis
Species comalensis - Comal Springs Riffle Beetle
Species glabra - Heterelmis glabra
Species obesa - Heterelmis obesa
Species obscura - Heterelmis obscura
Species simplex - Heterelmis simplex
Species vulnerata - Heterelmis vulnerata
Genus Heterlimnius
Species koebelei - Heterlimnius koebelei
Species corpulentus - Heterlimnius corpulentus
Genus Hexacylloepus
Species ferrugineus - Hexacylloepus ferrugineus
Genus Huleechius
Species marroni - Huleechius marroni
Genus Macrelmis
Species texana - Macrelmis texana
Species shoemakei - Macrelmis shoemakei
Species moesta - Macrelmis moesta
Genus Microcylloepus
Species formicoideus - Microcylloepus formicoideus
Species pusillus - Microcylloepus pusillus
Species similis - Microcylloepus similis
Genus Narpus
Species angustus - Narpus angustus
Species concolor - Narpus concolor
Genus Neocylloepus
Species boeseli - Neocylloepus boeseli
Genus Neoelmis
Species caesa - Neoelmis caesa
Genus Optioservus
Species browni - Optioservus browni
Species canus - Optioservus canus
Species castanipennis - Optioservus castanipennis
Species divergens - Optioservus divergens
Species fastiditus - Optioservus fastiditus
Species heteroclitus - Optioservus heteroclitus
Species immunis - Optioservus immunis
Species ovalis - Optioservus ovalis
Species phaeus - Optioservus phaeus
Species quadrimaculatus - Optioservus quadrimaculatus
Species sandersoni - Optioservus sandersoni
Species seriatus - Optioservus seriatus
Species trivittatus - Optioservus trivittatus
Genus Ordobrevia
Species nubifera - Ordobrevia nubifera
Genus Oulimnius
Species nitidulus - Oulimnius nitidulus
Species latiusculus - Oulimnius latiusculus
Genus Promoresia
Species tardella - Promoresia tardella
Species elegans - Promoresia elegans
Genus Stenelmis
Species bicarinata - Stenelmis bicarinata
Species cheryl - Cheryl's Riffle Beetle
Species concinna - Stenelmis concinna
Species crenata - Stenelmis crenata
Species decorata - Stenelmis decorata
Species grossa - Stenelmis grossa
Species lignicola - Stenelmis lignicola
Species mera - Stenelmis mera
Species mirabilis - Stenelmis mirabilis
Species moapa - Moapa Warm Springs Riffle Beetle
Species occidentalis - Stenelmis occidentalis
Species parva - Stenelmis parva
Species sandersoni - Stenelmis sandersoni
Species sexlineata - Stenelmis sexlineata
Species sinuata - Stenelmis sinuata
No Taxon quadrimaculata / musgravei group