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Dytiscidae (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Necticus palustris Aymard p. 234
1861Dytiscidae LeConte p. 38
1981Dytiscidae Crowson p. 694
1992Dytiscidae Carpenter
1995Dytiscidae Lawrence and Newton, Jr.
2003Dytiscidae Wappler
2011Dytiscidae Bouchard et al. p. 162
2019Dytiscidae Yang et al. p. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderAdephaga
superfamilyDytiscoidea
familyDytiscidae()
familyDytiscidae()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Toarcian to the top of the Tarantian or 182.70000 to 0.01200 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 174.1 Ma

Collections (173 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Toarcian182.7 - 174.1Russian Federation (Irkutsk) Angaragabus jurassicus (122950 152595)
Callovian - Oxfordian166.1 - 157.3Kazakhstan (Chimkent) Palaeodytes gutta (105971)
Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Palaeodytes incompleta (103833)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0Russian Federation (Chita) Cretodytes incertus (105968)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46China (Liaoning) Liadroporus elegans (111716) Liadytiscus cretaceus, Liadytiscus longitibialis, Liadytiscus latus, Liadroporus elegans, Mesoderus magnus, Mesoderus ventralis, Sinoporus lineatus (111712) Liadyxianus kirejtshuki (122554)
Early/Lower Aptian125.45 - 122.46China (Nei Mongol) Mesoderus punctatus, Mesoderus ovatus, Mesodytes rhantoides (125655)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Russian Federation (Buryatia) Palaeodytes baissiensis (118216)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Australia (Victoria) Dytiscidae indet. 2, Dytiscidae indet. 3, Dytiscidae indet. 1 (77192)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Myanmar Ambarticus myanmaricus (198811)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8Kazakhstan Cretodytes latipes (103274)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Dytiscidae indet. (119816)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Utah) Laccophilus sp. (121147)
MP 1348.6 - 40.4Germany (Eifel) Dytiscidae indet. (135641 138912)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9United Kingdom (England) Hydroporinae indet. (21976) Hygrotus sp., Dytiscidae indet., Hydroporinae indet., Agabus latissimus, Ilybius gratshevi (123959) Laccophilus sp., Ilybius gratshevi (123960)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Germany Hydroporini indet. (123769)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Poland Glessaria rostrata (109625)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Denmark Hydrotrupes prometheus (123762)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Germany (Halle) Electruphilus wendeli (207248)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9France Dytiscus sp. (113709)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9Russian Federation (Kaliningrad) Copelatus aphroditae (123770) Derovatellus rostratus, Hydroporus carstengroehni, Hydroporinae indet. 2 (110735) Hydroporinae indet. 1 (120816) Japanolaccophilus beatificus (145846)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Agabus florissantensis (124624) Coelambus miocenus, Agabus charon, Acilius florissantensis, Miodytiscus hirtipes (106381) Coelambus miocenus, Agabus florissantensis (113749) Coelambus miocenus, Bidessus laminarum, Hydroporus sedimentorum, Agabus rathbuni (106384)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France Dytiscus lavateri (122408) Escheria convexa (121473)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France (Auvergne Region) Necticus palustris (31767)
MP 2333.9 - 28.4France Procoelambus macrocephalus, Hydroporus trimaculatus (122535)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1France (Auvergne) Eunectes antiquus (127630)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany Agabus reductus (123945) Dytiscidae indet. (115802)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Palaeogyrinus strigatus (142560)
Chattian28.1 - 23.03Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) Oreodytes cryptolineatus, Hydroporus macularis, Hydroporus multipunctatus, Agabus hochi, Agabus latus, Palaeogyrinus strigatus, Dytiscidae indet. (122010)
Early/Lower Miocene23.03 - 15.97Mexico Copelatus sp. (21977)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97China (Shandong) Laccophilus pusulatus, Laccophilus corystes (128552)
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Copelatus predaveterus (122982)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (California) Calicovatellus petrodytes (152044) Schistomerus californense (106431 123022 123023 123025 123026 123027 123028 123029 123030 123031 123032 123033 123034 123035 123036 123037 123039 123040 123041 123042 123043)
MN 320.0 - 16.9Czech Republic Cybister sp., Cybister rotundatus (105508)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Czech Republic Agabus lithax (105501)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Idaho) Dytiscus miocenicus (130391)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82USA (Washington) Dytiscus latahensis (140652)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Dytiscidae indet. (109058)
Middle Miocene15.97 - 11.608Russian Federation Colymbetes sp., Copelatus spp., Hydroporus lapideus, Methles caucasicus, Copelatus stavropolitanus, Copelatus ponomarenkoi, Copelatus fossilis, Colymbetes miocaenicus, Graphoderus mirabilis, Cybister fractus (105571) Copelatus spp. (138756) Cybister rotundatus, Cybister imperfectus, Cybister mancus (152089)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Dytiscus lavateri, Cybister agassizi, Cybister atavus, Cybister nicoleti, Hydaticus areolatus, Colymbetes aemulus, Hydroporus benzeli (117252) Dytiscus lavateri, Dytiscus oeningensis (115304) Dytiscus zschokkeanus (122210) Hydroporus antiquus (122868)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Switzerland Cybister nicoleti (153996)
Sarmatian12.7 - 11.608Croatia Colymbetes ungeri (117246)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Poland Hydroporus sp., Acilius sp., Hydaticus laevipennis (167589)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Dytiscus avunculus (152952)
Late/Upper Miocene11.608 - 5.333Russian Federation Agabus sp. (153434) Agabus sp., Hydroporus sp. (113713)
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Japan Dytiscidae indet. (165745) Ilybius sp., Dytiscidae indet. (165743)
Piacenzian3.6 - 2.588Japan Agabus sp., Ilybius sp., Dytiscidae indet. (165738) Ilybius sp. (165742)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806Greenland Agabini indet. (160146) Agabus bifarius (160163) Agabus spp., Agabus affinis, Dytiscidae indet. (160108) Agabus spp., Colymbetes sp., Hydroporus spp., Agabinae indet., Oreodytes spp., Ilybius sp., Hygrotus sp., Agabini indet., Hydroporus morio, Hydroporus acutangulus, Hydroporus striola, Hydroporus oblitus, Oreodytes alpinus, Agabus affinis, Agabus clavicornis, Agabus bifarius, Agabus anthracinus, Ilybius vittiger, Dytiscidae indet. (160109) Agabus spp., Hydroporus spp., Agabus bifarius (160145) Agabus spp., Hydroporus spp., Ilybius sp., Hydroporus morio, Oreodytes alpinus, Agabus bifarius, Dytiscidae indet. (160153) Agabus spp., Hydroporus spp., Ilybius sp., Oreodytes alpinus, Agabus affinis, Agabus clavicornis, Hydroporinae indet. (160143) Hydroporus morio (160162) Hydroporus sp., Oreodytes alpinus (160147) Hydroporus spp., Ilybius sp., Agabini indet., Hydroporus morio, Oreodytes sanmarkii, Agabus affinis, Agabus anthracinus, Dytiscidae indet., Hydroporinae indet. (160144) Ilybius sp. (160151)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Japan Agabus sp. (165711)
Early/Lower Pleistocene2.588 - 0.781Russian Federation Agabus sp., Hydroporus sp. (163089) Agabus spp., Colymbetes paykulli (163069)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781Japan Dytiscus sp., Agabus sp., Ilybius sp., Rhantus sp., Agabus optatus (160539)
Calabrian - Ionian1.806 - 0.126United Kingdom (Durham) Hydroporus discretus (140489)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126United Kingdom Colymbetes sp. (168264 168268) Colymbetes sp., Agabus bipustulatus, Hygrotus decoratus, Potamonectes depressus (168270) Colymbetes sp., Ilybius sp. (168269) Hydroporus sp., Ilybius sp. (168265) Hygrotus decoratus (168267) Ilybius sp., Agabus bipustulatus, Potamonectes depressus, Cybister lateralimarginalis (168266) Potamonectes depressus (168272)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan Agabus sp. (165706 165709) Dytiscus sp., Ilybius sp., Dytiscidae indet. (165700) Ilybius sp., Dytiscidae indet. (165708) Platambus stygius (165704 165705)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Japan (Kumamoto) Agabus sp. (165715 165716) Dytiscidae indet. (164901)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126United Kingdom (Warwickshire) Agabus sp. (169388) Graphoderus sp. (169390) Ilybius sp. (169391 169396)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126Russian Federation Agabus sp. (163100) Hydroporus sp. (163097 163099)
Rancholabrean0.3 - 0.012USA (California) Dytiscus marginicollis (150336)
Tarantian0.126 - 0.012USA (Pennsylvania) Colymbetes sp. (137204) Dytiscidae indet. (137201) Hydroporus sp., Dytiscidae indet. (137205 137206)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Russian Federation Agabus sp. (153443) Agabus sp., Hydroporus sp. (153446 173208 173216) Hydroporus sp. (173207)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Peru Dytiscidae indet. (71346)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Canada (British Columbia) Dytiscidae indet. (167673)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Pennsylvania) Colymbetes sp. (137208)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117United Kingdom (England) Agabus sp., Colymbetes sp. (164920) Colymbetes sp. (164913 164917) Hydroporus sp., Rhantus sp. (164905)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Massachusetts) Dytiscidae indet. (152284)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Illinois) Agabus savagei, Agabus praelugens (164922)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117United Kingdom (Worcestershire) Hydroporus spp., Ilybius sp., Rantus sp., Colymbetes paykulli, Hygrotus novemlineatus, Hygrotus impressopunctatus, Deronectes sp., Deronectes griseostriatus, Hydroporus arcticus, Hydroporus palustris, Hydroporus planus, Agabus congener, Agabus nebulosus, Agabus arcticus, Agabus sturmii, Agabus bipustulatus, Ilybius subaeneus, Rantus exsoletus, Colymbetes fuscus, Dytiscus marginalis (163070)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Washington) Colymbetes sp., Ilybius sp. (157092) Dytiscidae indet. (169366 169371 169372 169373 169375 169376 169377 169378) Dytiscus sp. (169379) Dytiscus sp., Agabus spp., Colymbetes sp., Oreodytes sp., Rhantus sp., Hygrotus sp., Ilybius quadrimaculatus (167662)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Colorado) Agabus infuscatus (169347 169350 169353)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Ukraine Coelambus picipoides, Coelambus dzieduszyckii, Coelambus niedzwiedzkii, Coelambus ganglbaueri, Coelambus latefasciatus, Coelambus ozokeriticus, Hydroporus borealis, Hydroporus praedorsalis, Hydroporus lapponum, Hydroporus subarcticus, Hydroporus praenivalis, Hydroporus praenigrita, Hydroporus pleistocenicus, Hydroporus sandbergeri, Hydroporus clessini, Agabus congeneroides, Agabus corticeus, Agabus reitteri, Agabus parvulus, Agabus niedzwiedzkii, Ilybius boryslavicus, Rantus praesuturellus, Cymatopterus striatus, Cymatopterus dolabratus, Acilius praesulatus, Dytiscus lapponicus (153476)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Canada (Ontario) Coelambus cribrarius, Hydroporus inundatus (152576) Coelambus derelictus, Coelambus disjectus, Hydroporus inanimatus, Hydroporus sectus, Agabus perditus (152577) Coelambus infernalis, Hydroporus sectus (152575) Potamonectes sp. (174229)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Russian Federation (Astrakhan) Agabus sp., Ilybius fenestratus, Graphoderus austriacus, Coelambus parallelogrammus, Hydroporinae indet. (125794)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Argentina (Buenos Aires) Megadytes glaucus (184124)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Wisconsin) Hydroporini indet. (169406)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Japan Dytiscus sp., Agabus sp., Ilybius sp., Ilybius apicalis, Dytiscidae indet. (166082) Ilybius sp. (165701)