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Species Cercyon laminatus

Water Scavenger Beetle - Cercyon laminatus Cercyon cf. luniger - Cercyon laminatus Water Scavenger Beetle - Cercyon laminatus Water Scavenger Beetle - Cercyon laminatus Water Scavenger Beetle - Cercyon laminatus some hydrophilid - Cercyon laminatus some hydrophilid - Cercyon laminatus
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Megasternini
Genus Cercyon
No Taxon (Subgenus Paracycreon)
Species laminatus (Cercyon laminatus)
Range
native to e. Asia, adventive elsewhere (now widespread in Europe, recorded in Hawaii and parts of S. America)(1)(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.Occurrence of introduced species of the genus Cercyon (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) in the Neotropical Region
M. Fikáček. 2009. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. 68: 351-357.
3.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 3. Coleoptera I
Lehr P.A., ed. 1989. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House, 572 pp.