Taxon profile


Hydrophilus Geoffroy, 1762

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Hydrophilidae - Water Scavenger Beetles »  subtribus Hydrophilina

Scientific synonyms

Hydrous Linnaeus, 1775

Type taxon:Dytiscus piceus Linnaeus, 1758
Temporal range:Oligocene - recent
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Included taxa

Number of records: 12

subgenus Dibolocelus Bedel, 1891
subgenus Hydrophilus Geoffroy, 1762
subgenus Temnopterus Solier, 1834
species Hydrophilus antiquus Oustalet, 1874
species Hydrophilus magnificus Piton & Théobald, 1939
species Hydrophilus pergrandis (Zhang, 1989)
species Hydrophilus rottensis (Statz, 1939)
species Hydrophilus spectabilis Heer, 1847
species Hydrophilus vexatorius Heer, 1847

Hydrophilus incertae sedis

species Hydrophilus atricapillus Duftschmid, 1805
species Hydrophilus rufus Scopoli, 1763
species Hydrophilus tricolor Herbst, 1784

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extinct taxon