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Byrrhoidea (Pill beetles)

Wikipedia Abstract

The superfamily Byrrhoidea includes a number of beetle families, most of which are either aquatic or associated with a semi-aquatic habitat. Other than the superfamily Hydrophiloidea, the majority of the remaining Polyphagan beetles which are aquatic are in this superfamily. These families were traditionally grouped as a separate superfamily, the Dryopoidea, which is no longer recognized. The vast majority of species are small (<1 cm), and predominantly dull brown or black.
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Byrrhidae (pill beetles) (35)
Callirhipidae (callirhipid beetles) (1)
Chelonariidae (chelonarid beetles) (1)
Dryopidae (long-toe water beetles) (36)
Elmidae (riffle beetles) (124)
Eulichadidae (Beetle) (1)
Heteroceridae (variegated mud-loving beetles) (69)
Limnichidae (minute marsh-loving beetles) (354)
Lutrochidae (Beetle) (3)
Psephenidae (water-penny beetles) (36)
Ptilodactylidae (ptilodactylid beetles) (15)

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