Gyrinus Geoffroy 1762 (whirligig beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Gyrinidae

Full reference: E. L. Geoffroy. 1762. Histoire Abregée des Insectes qui se Trouvent aux Environs de Paris, Tome Premier 1-523

Parent taxon: Gyrinini according to G. T. Gustafson and K. B. Miller 2013

See also Carpenter 1992, Dejean 1821, Fabricius 1775, Fabricius 1798, Geoffroy 1762, Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Linnaeus 1767, Müller 1776, Nel 1989 and Schaeffer 1766

Sister taxon: Gyrinoides

Subtaxa: Gyrinus aquisextanea Gyrinus confinis Gyrinus marinus Gyrinus minutus Gyrinus opacus Gyrinus praeopacus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (2 collections), Japan (4), the Russian Federation (2), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (10), United States (2: Washington)

• Pliocene of Japan (3)

• Oligocene of France (1)

Total: 25 collections including 28 occurrences

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