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Subfamily Agabinae

Predaceous Diving Beetle - Agabus antennatus - male Predaceous Diving Beetle - Ilybius angustior - male Dragonfly Larva? - Agabus Disintegrated Diving Beetle - Agabus disintegratus Ilybius larsoni (Fery and Nillson) - Ilybius larsoni - male Agabus inscriptus (Crotch) - Agabus inscriptus - male creek Dytiscidae - Agabus tristis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Agabinae
Explanation of Names
Agabinae Thomson 1867
just over 100 spp. in 6 genera in our area and ~420 spp. in ~9 genera of 3 tribes total(1)
keys to genera based on current concepts in (2)
much of the world(2)
Works Cited
1.A World Catalogue of the Family Dytiscidae, or the Diving Beetles (Coleoptera, Adephaga)
Nilsson and Hajek. 2019. Distributed by authors.
2.Diving beetles of the world: systematics and biology of the Dytiscidae
Miller K.B., Bergsten J. 2016. JHU Press. 336 pp.