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Species Anacaena lutescens

Anacaena lutescens
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 Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Hydrophilinae
Tribe Anacaenini
Genus Anacaena
Species lutescens (Anacaena lutescens)
Explanation of Names
Anacaena lutescens (Stephens 1829)
Range
native to Europe(1), adventive in NA (transcontinental in Canada)(2)
Habitat
mostly in stagnant water with abundant vegetation, occasionally in running water(1)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.