Creniphilites Wickham 1913 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: H. F. Wickham. 1913. Fossil Coleoptera from the Wilson Ranch near Florissant, Colorado. Bulletins from the Laboratory of Natural History of the State University of Iowa 6(4):3-29

Parent taxon: Hydrophilidae according to H. F. Wickham 1913

See also Carpenter 1992

Sister taxa: Acidocerinae, Alegorius, Aposphinctus, Chaetarthriinae, Cretohelophorus, Cretosperchus, Cryptopleurum, Cymbiodyta, Enochrinae, Escheria, Escheria bella, Escheria ovalis, Georissinae, Hydrocharis, Hydrochinae, Hydrophilinae, Limnebius, Mesosperchus schultzi, Orphnospercheus, Paraspercheus, Penitus, Philhydrus, Prospercheus, Protochares, Regimbartia, Rygmodinae, Spercheinae, Sphaeridiinae, Sphaeridium melanarium, Sternolophus

Subtaxa: Creniphilites orpheus

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Type: Creniphilites orpheus

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Wilson Ranch, Florissant (Eocene of Colorado)

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