Subfamily Agabinae Thomson 1867 (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae

Parent taxon: Dytiscidae according to R. A. Gómez and A. L. Damgaard 2014

See also Bouchard et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Angaragabus, Aubehydrinae, Colymbetinae, Copelatinae, Cretodytes, Dytiscinae, Hydroporinae, Laccophilinae, Liadytiscinae, Miodytiscus, Necticus palustris, Palaeodytes, Palaeogyrinus, Platambus, Potamonectes, Rhantus, Sinoporus

Subtaxa: Agabini Agabus Ilybius

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Ontario collection), Greenland (9), Japan (10), the Russian Federation (8), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (6: Colorado, Illinois, Washington)

• Pliocene of Japan (3)

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

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), United States (4: Colorado)

Total: 57 collections including 98 occurrences

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