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Species Heterelmis vulnerata

Heterelmis vulnerata (LeConte) - Heterelmis vulnerata Heterelmis vulnerata
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 Elmidae (Riffle Beetles)
Subfamily Elminae
Tribe Elmini
Genus Heterelmis
Species vulnerata (Heterelmis vulnerata)
Explanation of Names
Heterelmis vulnerata (LeConte 1874)
vulnerata = 'wounded'
Size
1.8-2.35 mm(1)
Range
KS-TX; Mexico(2)
Habitat
on submerged wood and debris and under rocks in streams(1)
Works Cited
1.Aquatic dryopoid beetles (Coleoptera) of the United States
Brown H.P. 1972. USEPA Water Poll. Control Res. Ser., Vol. 6. ix+82 pp.
2.A catalog of Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. Elmidae
Brown H.P. 1983. USDA Agriculture handbook no. 529-143b. x + 23 pp.