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Species Celina occidentalis


A key to the Nearctic species of Celina with descriptions of new species (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)
By Young F.N.
J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 52: 820-830, 1979

Phylogeny of the Hydroporinae and classification of the genus Peschetius Guignot, 1942 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)
By Miller K.B., Wolfe G.W., Biström O.
Insect Syst. Evol. 37: 257-279, 2006

A World Catalogue of the Family Dytiscidae, or the Diving Beetles (Coleoptera, Adephaga)
By Nilsson and Hajek
Distributed by authors, 2019

Higher-level phylogeny of diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) based on larval characters
By Michat M.C., Alarie Y., Miller K.B.
Syst. Entomol. 10.1111/syen.12243: 1-34, 2017

Diving beetles of the world: systematics and biology of the Dytiscidae
By Miller K.B., Bergsten J.
JHU Press. 336 pp., 2016

Phylogenetic placement of the Pacific Northwest subterranean endemic diving beetle Stygoporus oregonensis Larson & LaBonte ...
By Kojun Kanda, R. Antonio Gomez, Richard Van Driesche, Kelly B. Miller, David R. Maddison
ZooKeys 632: 75-91, 2016
Full title: Phylogenetic placement of the Pacific Northwest subterranean endemic diving beetle Stygoporus oregonensis Larson & LaBonte (Dytiscidae, Hydroporinae)
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Aquatic entomology: The fisherman's and ecologist's illustrated guide to insects and their relatives
By McCafferty, W.P. and Provonsha, A.
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc, 1981
Not intended to be an exhaustive guide to aquatic insects but quite useful as a starter. Still available through Amazon.


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World Catalogue of Insects. Vol. 3: Dytiscidae (Coleoptera).
By Nilsson, A.N.
Apollo Books, Stenstrup., 2004
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Being a corrected and updated version of the printed catalogue:

Nilsson, A.N. 2001. Dytiscidae (Coleoptera). World Catalogue of Insects. Vol. 3. Apollo Books, Stenstrup. 395 pp.

And including the information given in the following three publications:

Nilsson, A.N. 2003a. World Catalogue of Dytiscidae – corrections and additions, I (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 73: 65-74.

Nilsson, A.N. 2004. World Catalogue of Dytiscidae – corrections and additions, 2 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 74: 157-174.