Agabinae is a subfamily of predaceous diving beetles in the family Dytiscidae. There are about 11 genera and more than 460 described species in Agabinae.[1][2][3][4]

Agabus disintegratus 1.JPG
Agabus disintegratus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Dytiscidae
Subfamily: Agabinae
Thomson, 1867
  • Hydrotrupinae Roughley in Larson, Alarie and Roughley, 2000
Platynectes kashmiranus


These 11 genera belong to the subfamily Agabinae:


  1. ^ a b "Agabinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  2. ^ Nilsson, A.N. A World Catalogue of the Family Dytiscidae, or the Diving Beetles (Coleoptera, Adephaga) (PDF) (Report). Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 July 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  3. ^ Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.

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