Haliplidae


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Haliplidae

[hə′lip·lə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The crawling water beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the suborder Adephaga.

Haliplidae

 

a family of water beetles. The beetles are oval and pointed at the posterior end; they measure 2–5 mm long. The hind legs are fitted for swimming, and their basal segments, or coxae, are greatly expanded. The larvae are slender and have numerous spiracles. Of the approximately 140 widely distributed species, more than 30 are found in the USSR. The beetles and larvae feed on algae and, less frequently, on small invertebrates.

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Faunistic study on dytiscidae, haliplidae and noteridae (Coleoptera: Adephaga) in Middle and Eastern Black Sea regions, Turkey.
Taxones residentes Ordenes y familias de especies de insectos acuaticos encontrados: Coleoptera (larvas y adulto de; Curculionidae, Dytiscidae, Haliplidae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Limnichidae, Luthrochidae y Noteridae), Ephemeroptera (larvas), Hemiptera (larvas y adultos de; Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Hebridae, Hydrometridae, Gerridae, Macroveliidae, Mesoveliidae, Naucoridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae, Veliidae), Megaloptera (larvas de Corydalidae), Plecoptera (larvas), Trichoptera (larvas) Odonata (larvas).
Familias: Haliplidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Hydrophilidae y Staphylinidae.
Identification manual for the water beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Dryopidae, Dytiscidae, Elmidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydraenidae, Hydrophilidae, Noteridae, Psephenidae, Ptilodactylidae, Scirtidae).
Baetidae, Caenidae (Efemeropteros); Haliplidae, Curculionidae, Chrysomelidae (Coleopteros); Tabanidae, Stratiomyiidae, Empididae, 4 Dolichopodidae, Dixidae, Ceratopogonidae, Psychodidae, Anthomyidae, Limoniidae (Dipteros); Sialidae (Megalopteros); Piscicolidae (Hirudineas); Hidracarina (Acaros).
The macroinvertebrate community in the mainstream of the Pigeon River commonly includes stoneflies (Taeniopterigidae), mayflies (Leptophlebiidae, Heptageniidae), caddisflies (Limnephilidae, Hydropsychidae, Phryganeidae, Polycentropodidae, Phil-opotamidae), amphipods (Gammaridae), isopods (Asellidae), black flies (Simuliidae), midges (Chironomidae), other Diptera (Athericidae, Culici-dae, Tabanidae, Tipulidae), true bugs (Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Gerridae, Nepidae, Notonectidae, Veliidae), water beetles (Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Hydrophilidae), dragon flies (Anisoptera), damsel flies (Coena-grionidae)T hellgrammites (Corydalidae), alderflies (Sialidae), and crayfish (Decapoda).
The large number of species exclusive to this sampling method were Lepidoptera (61 species) and aquatic beetles (26 species in the families: Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, and Hydrophilidae).
A10, A11, B4, C2, D9 Gyrinus maculiventris LeConte: D10 Family Haliplidae Peltodytes duodecimpunctatus (Say): A2, A3, A8, A9, A10, A11, A16, B2, B3, C2, C7, C9, C10, D7, D8, D9, D11, D12 Peltodytes edentulus (LeConte): A3, A8, A16, D9 Peltodytes lengi Roberts: A2, A9, A11, B5, C5, C8, C9, C10, D1, D2, D7, D8, D11, D12 Peltodytes sexmaculatus Roberts: A8, B5, D3, D11 Family Hydrophilidae Berosus spp.
Of all these species, 4 were from Haliplidae, one species was from Noteridae, and 42 species were from Dytiscidae.
Dytiscidae was the most represented family in terms of number of genera (17), followed by Hydrophilidae (12), Noteridae (6), Gyrinidae (2), Hydraenidae (2), Scirtidae (2), Haliplidae (1), Dryopidae (1), Epimetopidae (1) and Hydrochidae (1).
Generos de Hydradephaga (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Noteridae) citados para o Brasil, com chaves de identificacao.