Elmidae

Elmidae

[′el·mə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The drive beetles, a small family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Dryopoidea.
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Families represented included Curculionidae (Emphyastes, Stenopelmus, Tanysphyrus), Dytiscidae (Rhantus), Hydrophilidae (Berosus), and Elmidae.
Identification Manual for the Water Beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae).
Aquatic beetles (Insecta: Coleptera) of northeastern Ohio (Haliplidae, Dytiscidae, Noteridae, Gyrinidae, Hydrophilidae, Psephenidae, Dryopidae, Elmidae, and Ptilodactylidae).
Rare taxa were not included in analyses and included Elmidae (consumed by both predators), Crambidae (consumed by a stonefly), and Ceratopogonidae (consumed by a hellgrammite).
B4 Laccophilus fasciatus Aube: B4 Laccophilus maculosus Say: A1, A11, B2, C7, C10, D7 Liodessus affinis (Say): A9, D11 Family Elmidae Dubiraphia spp.
Pontos 1 2 3 4 5 Annelida Hyrudinea 0 0 0 13 3 Oligochaeta 97 180 259 0 20 Mollusca Bivalve 241 88 99 0 10 Gastropoda 25 2 433 4 20 Plathyelmintes Turbellaria 48 7 178 0 28 Artropoda Crustacea Aeglidae 2 5 1 0 6 Hyallelidae 5 0 0 0 21 Aracnida Acari 5 1 21 0 16 Aracnidae 1 0 0 0 1 Insecta Collembola 73 33 4 0 8 Coleoptera Elmidae 575 164 1.
Epler JH: Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae).
Epler JH: Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Cyprinidae, Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae).
Boulder Creek had assemblages of invertebrates common to clear lotic waters; namely high numbers of genera of Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Elmidae (Coleoptera), and several genera of Trichoptera typical of mountain streams.