Hydrophilidae

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Hydrophilidae

[‚hī·drə′fil·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The water scavenger beetles, a large family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Hydrophiloidea.
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A water scavenger beetle called Cryptopleurum subtile was collected during a survey of woody debris along the River Nethy near Aviemore.
Water scavenger beetle - This type of beetle, as the name implies, is an aquatic scavenger.
Discovery of the water scavenger beetle genus Brownephilus Mouchamps in Turkey (Coleoptera Hydrophilidae Hydrophilini).
Key words: Hydrophilidae habitat preference water scavenger beetles.
Adult water scavenger beetles can be classified as aquatic or terrestrial in terms of habitat preferences.
Twenty nine species and 2 subspecies belonging to 10 genera of water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) collected from Bingol province between May 2003-October 2004 have been described.
The water scavenger beetles (Hydrophilidae) represent one of the most ecologically diverse groups of Coleoptera, containing nearly 2900 species distributed worldwide (Short and Fikacek, 2013).
The water scavenger beetles (family Hydrophilidae) are the largest group of the superfamily Hydrophiloidea, comprising about 2500 known species.
71%) was the most abundant invertebrate species and Water Scavenger Beetles - Hydrophilus sp.
In contrast, Water Scavenger Beetles - Hydrophilus sp.
mosquitoes, brine flies and hover flies were positively correlated with amount of plant cover, and water boatmen, midges and water scavenger beetles were negatively correlated with plant cover.
The three species of water scavenger beetles (Hydrophilidae) were represented by different life stages.