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Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetles)

Wikipedia Abstract

Dytiscidae – based on the Greek dytikos (δυτικός), "able to dive" – are the predaceous diving beetles, a family of water beetles. They are about 25 mm (one inch) long on average, though there is much variation between species. Dytiscus latissimus, the largest, can grow up to 45 mm long. Most are dark brown, blackish or dark olive in color with golden highlights in some subfamilies. They have short, but sharp mandibles. Immediately upon biting they deliver digestive enzymes.
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Genus

Acilius (Diving beetle) (13)
Aethionectes (8)
Africodytes (5)
Africophilus (17)
Agabetes (2)
Agabinus (2)
Agabus (Striped diving beetle) (174)   (3)
Agametrus (7)
Agaporomorphus (8)
Aglymbus (10)
Agnoshydrus (8)
Allodessus (5)
Allomatus (2)
Allopachria (43)
Amarodytes (10)
Andex (1)
Andonectes (14)
Anginopachria (3)
Anisomeria (1)
Anodocheilus (22)
Antiporus (16)
Australphilus (2)
Austrodytes (2)
Barretthydrus (3)
Batrachomatus (2)
Bidessodes (16)
Bidessonotus (30)
Bidessus (50)
Borneodessus (1)
Brachyvatus (4)
Bunites (1)
Calicovatellus (1)
Canthyporus (35)
Carabdytes (1)
Carabhydrus (10)
Celina (34)
Chostonectes (6)
Clypeodytes (39)
Coelhydrus (1)
Colymbetes (Diving beetle) (21)
Comaldessus (1)
Copelatus (428)
Coptotomus (6)
Crinodessus (1)
Cybister (Giant diving beetle) (100)
Darwinhydrus (1)
Deronectes (Diving beetle) (56)   (1)
Derovatellus (42)
Desmopachria (Diving beetle) (100)
Dimitshydrus (1)
Dytiscus (Predaceous diving beetle) (27)
Ereboporus (1)
Eretes (4)
Exocelina (94)
Fontidessus (3)
Geodessus (2)
Gibbidessus (1)
Glareadessus (2)
Graphoderus (12)
Graptodytes (23)   (1)
Haideoporus (Diving beetle) (1)
Hemibidessus (6)
Heroceras (1)
Herophydrus (43)
Heterhydrus (5)
Heterosternuta (14)
Hoperius (1)
Hovahydrus (4)
Huxelhydrus (1)
Hydaticus (143)
Hyderodes (2)
Hydrocolus (12)
Hydrodessus (17)
Hydrodytes (3)
Hydroglyphus (89)
Hydronebrius (4)
Hydropeplus (2)
Hydroporus (Diving beetle) (186)   (2)
Hydrotrupes (2)
Hydrovatus (215)
Hygrotus (73)
Hyphoporus (20)
Hyphovatus (3)
Hyphydrus (137)
Hypodessus (6)
Iberoporus (1)
Ilybiosoma (17)
Ilybius (76)
Japanolaccophilus (1)
Kakadudessus (1)
Kuschelydrus (1)
Laccodytes (11)
Lacconectus (71)
Laccophilus (Fasciated diving beetle) (263)
Laccoporus (2)
Laccornellus (2)
Laccornis (10)
Laccosternus (1)
Lancetes (22)
Leiodytes (27)
Leuronectes (5)
Limbodessus (70)
Liodessus (40)
Lioporeus (2)
Liopterus (2)
Madaglymbus (10)
Matus (4)
Megadytes (23)
Megaporus (11)
Meladema (3)   (1)
Melanodytes (1)
Metaporus (2)
Methles (7)
Microdessus (1)
Microdytes (39)
Microhydrodytes (1)
Morimotoa (3)
Napodytes (1)
Nebrioporus (57)
Necterosoma (11)
Neobidessodes (10)
Neobidessus (28)
Neoclypeodytes (26)
Neoporus (39)
Neoscutopterus (2)
Neptosternus (99)
Notaticus (2)
Onychohydrus (2)
Oreodytes (29)
Pachydrus (9)
Pachynectes (3)
Papuadessus (1)
Paroster (48)
Peschetius (9)
Philaccolilus (12)
Philaccolus (5)
Philodytes (1)
Phreatodessus (2)
Platambus (61)
Platydytes (4)
Platynectes (45)
Porhydrus (4)
Primospes (1)
Pseuduvarus (2)
Queda (3)
Regimbartina (1)
Rhantaticus (1)
Rhantus (Predaceous diving beetle) (105)   (1)
Rhithrodytes (6)   (1)
Rugosus (2)
Sandracottus (16)
Sanfilippodytes (25)
Scarodytes (8)
Sekaliporus (1)
Senilites (1)
Sharphydrus (2)
Siamoporus (1)
Siettitia (2)
Sinodytes (1)
Spencerhydrus (2)
Sternhydrus (4)
Sternopriscus (29)
Stictonectes (10)
Stictotarsus (34)
Stygoporus (1)
Suphrodytes (1)
Tepuidessus (1)
Terradessus (2)
Thermonectus (Predaceous diving beetle) (19)
Tikoloshanes (1)
Tiporus (12)
Trichonectes (1)
Trogloguignotus (1)
Tyndallhydrus (1)
Typhlodessus (1)
Uvarus (65)
Vatellus (15)
Yola (46)
Yolina (12)

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