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Species Suphisellus bicolor

Suphisellus bicolor
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Noteridae (Burrowing Water Beetles)
Genus Suphisellus
Species bicolor (Suphisellus bicolor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Suphisellus bicolor (Say)
Orig. Comb: Noterus bicolor Say
Syn: Canthydrus punctipennis Sharp (1)
Size
2.4-2.8 mm
Identification
See print references, photos.
Range
TX-GA-NJ-IL, CA (1) (Introduced to California per Leech (1970))
Habitat
lakes and ponds
Season
Noted April-July, September, December in South Carolina.
Print References
Ciegler, p. 38--description ssp. punctipennis (2)
Leech, H.B. 1970. Copelatus glyphicus (Say) and Suphisellus bicolor (Say), water beetles new to California and presumably introduced (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae and Noteridae). Proc. California Acad. Sci. 37: 237-247.
Internet References
The Aquatic Invertebrates of Texas - Stephen W. Ziser, 2010