Gyrinidae


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Gyrinidae

[jə′rin·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The whirligig beetles, a family of large coleopteran insects in the suborder Adephaga.
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Epler JH: Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae).
The Family Gyrinidae (whirligig beetles) was identified as Dineutus at NPS2 and Gyrinus (uncertain) at IDEM6.
7 53 38 Gyrinidae Dineutius 17 74 4 longimanus Elmidae Elmis 5 21 24 filiformis Phaenoceros 17 54 22 clavicornis Diptera Chironomidae Tanytarsus sp.
Este es el primer trabajo que trata sobre la riqueza y composicion especifica de los coleopteros Polyphaga y Myxophaga del estado de Hidalgo, siendo el complemento de un trabajo previo sobre los Adephaga (Dytiscidae, Haliplidae y Gyrinidae) de la misma region (Arce-Perez et al.
Las familias Leptoceridae, Elmidae y Simullidae fueron reportadas en todas las estaciones, mientras que Gyrinidae, Gerridae, Mesovellidae, Dolichopodidae, Ephydridae, Muscidae, Culicidae, Tabanidae y Libellulidae solamente se presentaron en un sitio de muestreo.
We also recorded the presence of aquatic insect taxa that were observed on the surface of the water, but not collected during each sampling event (e.g., Gyrinidae).