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Water Scavenger Beetles
Hydrophilidae Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Hydrophiloidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Georissidae Laporte, 1840, Hydrochidae C. G. Thomson, 1859, Spercheidae Erichson, 1837
Hydrophilii Latreille, 1802

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene > Oligocene – recent
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Included taxa

Number of records: 82

subfamily Acidocerinae Zaitzev, 1908
subfamily Chaetharthriinae
subfamily Epimetopinae Zaitzev, 1908
subfamily Georissinae Laporte, 1840
subfamily Horelophinae Hansen, 1991
subfamily Horelophopsinae Hansen, 1997
subfamily Hydrophilinae Latreille, 1802
Tertiary: Oligocene – recent
subfamily Rygmodinae Orchymont, 1916
subfamily Spercherinae Erichson, 1837
subfamily Sphaeridiinae Latreille, 1802
Tertiary: Upper Miocene – recent

Unplaced taxa

genus Afrotormus Hansen, 1999
genus Bolbonotum Hansen, 1999
genus Bourdonnaisia Scott, 1913
genus Cercillum Knisch, 1920
genus Chimaerocyon Fikáček, Maruyama, Vondracek & Short, 2013
genus Coeloctenus Balfour-Browne, 1939
genus Colerus Hansen, 1999
genus Cycreon Orchymont, 1919
genus Cyrtonion Hansen, 1989
genus Delimetrium Hansen, 1999
genus Emmidolium d'Orchymont, 1937
genus Galapagodacnum d'Orchymont, 1937
genus Gillisius d'Orchymont, 1925
genus Guyanobius Spangler, 1986
genus Hydrobiites Heer, 1865
genus Hydroglobus Knisch, 1920
genus Hydrophilomima Hansen & Schodl, 1997
genus Hydrophilopsis Heer, 1862
genus Kahanga Hansen, 1999
genus Kruia Spangler & Perkins, 1981
genus Lachnodacnum d'Orchymont, 1937
genus Lala Hansen, 1999
genus Litrosurus d'Orchymont, 1925
genus Micramphiops Short, 2009
genus Mircogioton d'Orchymont, 1937
genus Morastus d'Orchymont, 1926
genus Motonerus Hansen, 1989
genus Mucetum d'Orchymont, 1926
genus Nannomicrus Bameul, 1990
genus Nitidulodes Sharp, 1882
genus Noteropagus d'Orchymont, 1919
genus Parastromus Balfour-Browne, 1948
genus Paromicrus Scott, 1913
genus Pelocyon Balfour-Browne, 1950
genus Pelthydrus d'Orchymont, 1919
genus Peltocercyon d'Orchymont, 1925
genus Peratogonus Sharp, 1884
genus Phaenostoma d'Orchymont, 1937
genus Pseucyon d'Orchumont, 1948
genus Pseudocercyon d'Orchymont, 1926
genus Pyretus Balfour-Browne, 1950
genus Quadristernum Balfour-Browne, 1950
genus Rhachiostethus Hansen, 1989
genus Sacosternum Hansen, 1989
genus Scoliopsis d'Orchymont, 1919
genus Sphaerocetum Fikáček, 2010
genus Stanmalcolmia Barmeul, 1993
genus Toma Hansen, 1999
genus Tormus Sharp, 1884
genus Tritonus Mulsant, 1844

Fossil taxa

genus Alegorius Fikáček et al., 2014
genus Angarolarva Ponomarenko, 1985
genus Aposphinctus Bode, 1953
genus Baissalarva Fikáček, Prokin, Yan, Yue, Wang, Ren & Beattie, 2014
genus Creniphilites Wickham, 1913
genus Cretohelophorus Ponomarenko, 1987
genus Cretosperchus Ponomarenko, 1997
genus Cretoxenus Fikáček et al., 2014
genus Escheria Heer, 1847
genus Helopidium Westwood, 1854
genus Hydrophilites Heer, 1865
genus Longurius Hong, 1982
genus Mesaplus Hong, 1983
genus Mesosperchus Ponomarenko in Arnol'di, Zherikhin, Nikritin & Ponomarenko, 1977
genus Orphnospercheus Lin, 1992
genus Paraspercheus Ponomarenko, 1977
genus Penitus Zhang, Sun & Zhang, 1994
genus Plastobuprestites Handlirsch, 1906
genus Polysitum Dunstan, 1923
genus Prospercheus Prokin, 2009
genus Protochares Fikáček, Prokin, Yan, Yue, Wang, Ren & Beattie, 2014
genus Sinosperchopsis Prokin et al., 2010

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [114523]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Hydrophilidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Hydrophilidae]
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Hydrophilidae Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

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