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Species Dineutus hornii

Whirligig Beetle - Dineutus hornii - female Dineutus hornii - male Dineutus hornii - male Dineutus hornii - male Dineutus hornii - male Dineutus hornii - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Gyrinidae (Whirligig Beetles)
Subfamily Gyrininae
Genus Dineutus
Species hornii (Dineutus hornii)
Explanation of Names
Dineutus hornii Roberts 1895
Size
♂ 9.9–10.9 mm, ♀ 10.3–11.3 mm(1)
Range
e. half of the US & adjacent Canada (NS-SK to n.FL-TX)(1)
Habitat
primarily lentic; occasionally in streams(1)