Subfamily Dytiscinae Leach 1815 (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae

Alternative spelling: Dytiscidae

Full reference: W. E. Leach. 1815. Entomology. The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia 9:57-172

Parent taxon: Dytiscidae according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Lawrence and Newton 1995 and LeConte 1861

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

Subtaxa: Aciliini Cybisterini Dytiscini Eretini Hydaticini

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (1 collection), Japan (3), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: California, Washington)

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1), Germany (4), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Switzerland (1), United States (2: Idaho, Washington)

• Oligocene of France (2)

• Eocene of France (1), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 27 collections including 38 occurrences

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