Hydroporinae is a subfamily of predaceous diving beetles in the family Dytiscidae. There are at least 2,200 described species in Hydroporinae.[1][2][3][4]

Liodessus plicatus.jpg
adult Liodessus plicatus.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Dytiscidae
Subfamily: Hydroporinae
Aubé, 1836

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  1. ^ "Hydroporinae Subfamily Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Hydroporinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  3. ^ Bilton DT, Ribera I (2017). "A revision of Meladema diving beetles (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae), with the description of a new species from the central Mediterranean based on molecules and morphology". ZooKeys (702): 45–112. doi:10.3897/zookeys.702.14787. PMC 5673946. PMID 29118600.
  4. ^ Bousquet Y (2012). "Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico". ZooKeys (245): 1–1722. doi:10.3897/zookeys.245.3416. PMC 3577090. PMID 23431087.

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