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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Hydrophiloidea
Familia: Hydrophilidae
Subfamiliae (4): Horelophinae - Horelophopsinae - Hydrophilinae - Sphaeridiinae

Genera incertae sedis [Mesozoic]: †Angarolarva - †Aposphinctus - †Cretohelophorus - †Cretospercheus - †Hydrobiites - †Hydrophilopsia - †Mesohelophorus - †Mesydra - †Paraspercheus - †Prospercheus - †Zetemnos


Hydrophilidae Latreille, 1802


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Australian Faunal Directory
Atlas of Water scavenger beetles (Hydrophilidae) of Russia

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Wasserkäfer
English: Water scavenger beetle
Lietuvių: Kūdravabaliai
Nederlands: Waterkevers
日本語: ガムシ科
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Vannkjær
Polski: Kałużnicowate
Русский: Водолюбы
中文: 牙蟲科

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