Agabus Leach 1817 (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae

Synonym: Necticus Hope 1838

Parent taxon: Agabinae according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Carpenter 1992, Clapham 2018, LeConte 1861, Scudder 1900 and Sharp 1882

Sister taxa: Agabini, Ilybius

Subtaxa: Agabus affinis Agabus anthracinus Agabus arcticus Agabus bifarius Agabus bipustulatus Agabus charon Agabus clavicornis Agabus congener Agabus congeneroides Agabus corticeus Agabus florissantensis Agabus hochi Agabus infuscatus Agabus latus Agabus lithax Agabus nebulosus Agabus niedzwiedzkii Agabus optatus Agabus parvulus Agabus perditus Agabus praelugens Agabus rathbuni Agabus reductus Agabus reitteri Agabus savagei Agabus sturmii

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Ontario collection), Greenland (7), Japan (7), the Russian Federation (8), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (5: Colorado, Illinois, Washington)

• Pliocene of Japan (1)

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1), the Russian Federation (2)

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

• Eocene of United States (4: Colorado)

Total: 44 collections including 67 occurrences

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