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Genus Ectopria

Odd Beetle - Ectopria nervosa non-gilled Water Penny Beetle - Ectopria nervosa Water penny beetle - Ectopria nervosa Beetles IMG_0798 - Ectopria nervosa Unknown Beetle - Ectopria nervosa larva - Ectopria Ectopria nervosa (Melsheimer) - Ectopria nervosa Black beetle with orange pronotum - Ectopria nervosa
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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Byrrhoidea (Pill, Water and Toe-winged Beetles)
Family Psephenidae (Water Penny Beetles)
Subfamily Eubriinae
Genus Ectopria
Numbers
2 spp. in our area
Life Cycle
Larvae are "water pennies" that spend this stage clinging to the sides of rocks in streams.