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A list of the beetles of South Dakota
By V.M. Kirk and E.U. Balsbaugh
Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No 42. 139 pp., 1975
The checklist shows the local distribution of 1955 spp. A sound source covering the fauna of an area badly underrepresented in the Guide.
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Beetles associated with stored products in Canada: An identification guide
By Bousquet Y.
Research Branch Agriculture Canada, Publication 1837, 1990
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An extremely helpful, thoroughly illustrated manual, one of the best beetle identification aids treating in-depth several tough and obscure groups, e.g., Cryptophagidae, Latridiidae, Demestidae, Ptininae, etc.; a must-have source for anyone dealing with beetles.
Besides identification keys that cover 120 spp. of 20 families, provides about 160 excellent detail drawings/SEMs, identification plates showing habita of 63 species and 64 full-page habitus drawings, general informa

Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida
By John H. Epler
FL Dept. Environ. Protection, Tallahassee, FL. 257 pp., 1996
Full title: Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae)

Note: A revised version is under preparation, with full color figures, updated information, and new sections covering the aquatic/semi-aquatic Chrysomelidae and Curculionidae.

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Phloeocharis subtilissima and Cephennium gallicum new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera...
By Majka C., Klimaszewski J.
Zootaxa 781: 1–15, 2004
Full title: Phloeocharis subtilissima Mannerheim (Staphylinidae: Phloeocharinae) and Cephennium gallicum Ganglbauer (Scydmaenidae) new to North America: a case study in the introduction of exotic Coleoptera to the port of Halifax, with new records of other species

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The Coleoptera of Florida
By Schwarz, E. A
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17: 353–472., 1878
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Schwarz, E.A. 1878. The Coleoptera of Florida. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 17: 353–472.

LeConte, J.L. 1878. Additional descriptions of new species. In: E.A. Schwarz. The Coleoptera of Florida. Proc. American Phil. Soc. 17: 353-472.

Catalogue of the Described Coleoptera of the United States
By Haldeman and LeConte
Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., xvi + 174 pp., 1853
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Lists original publication for each beetle species described prior to January 1852.

Haldeman, S.S. and J.L. LeConte. 1853. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of the United States, by Friedrich Ernst Melsheimer, M.D., revised. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., xvi + 174 pp.

The Beetles of the United States: A Manual for Identification.
By Ross H. Arnett, Jr
The American Entomological Institute, Ann Arbor, MI. xii + 1112 pp, 1968
The Beetles of the United States was the predecessor of American Beetles, vol (1) & (2)

There were four additional printings.

Arnett, R.H., Jr. 1968. The Beetles of the United States: A Manual for Identification. The American Entomological Institute, Ann Arbor, MI. xii + 1112 pp

Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
By Charles W. Leng
John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp., 1920
"The Leng Catalogue" was (and still is) an important early North American beetle catalog.

Leng, C.W. 1920. Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.

The aim of this catalogue is to enumerate systematically all the species of Coleoptera described prior to January 1, 1919 which occur in America, north of Mexico, Greenland included; with consecutive numbers, synonyms, citation of original description, and an indication of distribution.

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