Checklist of the Water Beetles of Florida.By Epler, J.H.
Checklist of the Water Beetles of Florida
This checklist registers species known to occur in Florida, based on literature citations and material examined by the author. It also includes taxa which may occur in Florida; many of these taxa occur on the U.S. Southeastern Coastal Plain but have not been positively identified from Florida. Note also that some literature records may be considered doubtful; some species recorded in earlier literature but misidentified are not listed. Only important synonyms pertaining to Florida water beetles are listed. In general, only aquatic or semi-aquatic species are listed. The families, genera and species are listed in alphabetic order. Undescribed taxa are assigned letter or number designators.
Dr. John H. Epler's checklist treats the following families:
For more information, see Elper's (1996) Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida
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