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Genus Prodaticus

Guide Page needed for this species - Hydaticus bimarinatus - Prodaticus bimarginatus Prodaticus bimarginatus Dytiscus, ?? spp. - Prodaticus bimarginatus Thermonectus basillaris? - Prodaticus bimarginatus Prodaticus bimarginatus Tan-striped predacous diver - Prodaticus bimarginatus Hydaticus bimarginatus? - Prodaticus bimarginatus Prodaticus bimarginatus (Hydaticus bimarginatus) - Prodaticus bimarginatus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Dytiscidae (Predaceous Diving Beetles)
Subfamily Dytiscinae
Tribe Hydaticini
Genus Prodaticus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Guignotites Brinck 1943, Hydaticinus Guignot 1950, Pleurodytes Régimbart 1899(1)
Explanation of Names
Hydaticus (Prodaticus) Sharp 1882
a single species in our area, ~130 worldwide(1)
worldwide, mostly tropical, with a few spp. in the Holarctic region(1)
Currently a subgenus of Hydaticus
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny and classification of the tribe Hydaticini (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)...
Miller K.B., Bergsten J., Whiting M.F. 2009. Zoologica Scripta, 1-25.