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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Hydrophiloidea

Familia: Hydrophilidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophilinae
Tribus: Acidocerini
Genera (17): Agraphydrus – Chasmogenus – Cymbiodyta – Dieroxenus – Enochrella – Enochrus – Globulosis – Helobata – Helochares – Helocombus – Helopeltarium – Megagraphydrus – Peltochares – Philhydriis – Quadriops – Tobochares – Troglochares

Acidocerini Zaitzev, 1908
Authority for current placement: Short & Fikáček, 2011: 84 ('stat. nov.')


Globulosini García, 2001
Authority for current placement: Short & Fikáček, 2011: 84 ('syn. nov.')


Clarkson, B., Santos, A.D.D. & Ferreira, N. Jr 2016. On Brazilian Helobata Bergroth, 1888 (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae): description of two new species, new records, and key to species. Zootaxa 4126(4): 548–562. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4126.4.6. Reference page.
Girón, J.C. & Short, A.E.Z. 2017. Revision of the Neotropical water scavenger beetle genus Quadriops Hansen, 1999 (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Acidocerinae). ZooKeys 705: 115—141. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.705.19815. Reference page.
Hansen, M. 1991: The hydrophilid beetles: phylogeny, classification and a revision of the genera (Coleoptera, Hydrophiloidea). Biologiske skrifter, 40 ISSN: 0366-3612 ISBN 87-7304-226-9 Google books
Komarek, A.; Beutel, R.G. 2007: Phylogenetic analysis of Anacaenini (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilinae) based on morphological characters of adults. Systematic entomology, 32(2): 205–226. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2006.00359.x
Minoshima, Y.; Hayashi, M. 2011: Larval morphology of the Japanese species of the tribes Acidocerini, Hydrobiusini and Hydrophilini (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 51(supplementum) ISBN 978-80-7036-296-9
Perkins, P.D.; Short, A.E.Z. 2004: Omniops gen. n. and two new species of Hydrophilini from Papua New Guinea (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Zootaxa, 494: 1–14. Abstract & excerpt
Short, A.E.Z. 2005: A review of the subtribe Acidocerina of Central America with special reference to Costa Rica (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Koleopterologische rundschau, 75: 191–226. PDF
Short, A.E.Z. 2010: Hydrophilidae: Review of the subtribe Acidocerina of the Southwest Pacific islands (Coleoptera). Pp. 297-318 in: Jäch, M.A. & Balke, M. (eds.): Water beetles of New Caledonia (part 1). Monographs on Coleoptera, 3. ISSN: 1027-8869
Short, A.E.Z.; Fikáček, M. 2011: World catalogue of the Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera): additions and corrections II (2006–2010). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 51(1): 83–122. PDF. Reference page.
Short, A.E.Z.; García, M.M. 2007: Tobochares sulcatus, a new genus and species of water scavenger beetle from Amazonas State, Venezuela (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilini). Aquatic insects, 29(1): 1–7. DOI: 10.1080/01650420701247869
Short, A.E.Z., García, M. & Girón, J.C. 2017. Revision of the Neotropical water scavenger beetle genus Globulosis García, 2001 (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Acidocerinae). Zootaxa 4232(2): 271–281. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4232.2.10. Reference page.

Acidocerinae is a subfamily in the family Hydrophilidae of aquatic beetles, and it contains over 500 species in 23 genera.[1]

Acidocerus Klug, 1855
Agraphydrus Régimbart, 1903
Aulonochares Girón & Short, 2019
Batochares Hansen, 1991
Chasmogenus Sharp, 1882
Colossochares Girón & Short, 2021
Crephelochares Kuwert, 1890
Crucisternum Girón & Short, 2018
Ephydrolithus Girón & Short, 2019
Globulosis García, 2001
Helobata Bergroth, 1888
Helochares Mulsant, 1844
Helopeltarium d’Orchymont, 1943
Katasophistes Girón & Short, 2018
Nanosaphes Girón & Short, 2018
Novochares Girón & Short, 2021
Peltochares Régimbart, 1907
Primocerus Girón & Short, 2019
Quadriops Hansen, 1999
Radicitus Short & García, 2014
Sindolus Sharp, 1882
Tobochares Short & García, 2007
Troglochares Spangler, 1981


Girón, JC; Short, AEZ (18 June 2021). "The Acidocerinae (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae): taxonomy, classification, and catalog of species". ZooKeys (1045): 1–236. doi:10.3897/zookeys.1045.63810. PMC 8233300. PMID 34228772.

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