Subfamily Hydrophilinae Latreille 1802 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Hydrophilidae according to M. Fikacek et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: none

Type: Hydrophilus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (1 collection), Japan (3), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (5), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (10), United States (5: California, Colorado, Washington)

• Pliocene of Japan (2)

• Miocene of Austria (1), China (1), Croatia (1), the Czech Republic (1), Germany (8), Greece (1), Switzerland (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of France (6), Germany (5)

• Eocene of Germany (3), United States (7: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 66 collections including 118 occurrences

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