water scavenger

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water scavenger:

see water beetlewater beetle,
name for aquatic beetles of several families. They should not be confused with water bugs, which are true bugs (order Hemiptera). The predaceous diving beetles (family Dytiscidae) are a large group, widespread in quiet streams and ponds.
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Water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) in provinces of Central Black Sea region of Turkey.
Faunistical and ecological investigations on water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae) of Isparta Province, Turkey, Pakistan J.
As silane-curing adhesives and sealants react with water, water scavengers are an essential component in such products.
As a result of collection surveys performed in the study area 33 species and 2 subspecies of water scavenger beetles belonging to 14 genera were identified (Table I).
Species list relative abundance and habitat preferences of water scavenger beetles sampled from Isparta province (N: Number of specimens R: Relative abundance).
Water scavenger beetles###N###R (%)###Habitat preferences
Consequently in the present study a total of 35 taxa belonging to water scavenger beetles were listed from Isparta together with general habitat preferences of which 28 were firstly reported from the region.