Helodidae

Helodidae

[hə′lōd·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The marsh beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Dascilloidea.
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Taxones residentes Ordenes y familias de especies de insectos acuaticos: Coleoptera (Dytiscidae, Helodidae, AXIS Hydrophilidae, Ptilidae) y Diptera (Chironomidae, Culicidae, Sirphidae).
Larvae of Scirtidae had been cited from Chaco Province under the old name Helodidae (not presently in use), as part of the pleuston associated to Pistia stratiotes in the Barranqueras River (Poi de Neiff & Neiff, 1977).
Esta (a veces referida como Helodidae, Elodidae, Cyphonidae o Dascillidae) se caracteriza por tener larvas acuaticas de coleopteros que luego dejan el agua para ser completamente terrestres en la fase adulta (Kitching, 2000).
Mesoveliidae, Hydrometridae, Gerridae, Nepidae, Naucoridae, Pleidae, Notonectidae, Corixidae (Hemipteros); Helodidae, Hydrophilidae, 3 Hygrobiidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae (Coleopteros); Valvatidae, Hydrobiidae, Lymnaeidae, Physidae, Planorbidae, Bithyniidae, Bythinellidae, Sphaeriidae (Moluscos); Glossiphoniidae, Hirudidae, Erpobdellidae (Hirudineas); Asellidae, Ostracoda (Crustaceos).