Taxon profile


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, Helophoridae Leach, 1815, Hydrochidae C. G. Thomson, 1859, Spercheidae Erichson, 1837
Hydrophilii Latreille, 1802

Temporal range:Oligocene - recent


Functions restricted to taxon Hydrophilidae

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Included taxa

Number of records: 9

subfamily Epimetopinae Zaitzev, 1908
subfamily Georissinae Laporte, 1840
subfamily Helophorinae Leach, 1815
subfamily Horelophinae Hansen, 1991
subfamily Horelophosinae Hansen, 1997
subfamily Hydrochinae C. G. Thomson, 1859
subfamily Hydrophilinae Latreille, 1802
subfamily Spercherinae Erichson, 1837
subfamily Sphaeridiinae Latreille, 1802

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