Hydrophilus extricatus Scudder 1900 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Alternative combination: Hydrocharis extricatus

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1900. Adephagous and clavicorn Coleoptera from the Tertiary deposits at Florissant, Colorado with descriptions of a few other forms and a systematic list of the non-rhynchophorus Tertiary Coleoptera of North America. Monographs of the United States Geological Survey 40:1-148

Belongs to Hydrophilus according to H. F. Wickham 1920

See also Scudder 1900

Sister taxa: Hydrophilus antiquus, Hydrophilus carbonarius, Hydrophilus gaudini, Hydrophilus kuntzeni, Hydrophilus magnificus, Hydrophilus pergrandis, Hydrophilus pistaceus, Hydrophilus rottensis, Hydrophilus ruminianus, Hydrophilus spectabilis, Hydrophilus vexatorius

Type specimen: Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado


Distribution: found only at Florissant (MCZ Collection)

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