Dytiscidae

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Synonyms for Dytiscidae

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Distortion coordinates were employed to compare and contrast the lateral cranial morphology of representative species of a dytiscid clade that includes the genera Laccophilus, Coptotomus, Copelatus, and Neoporus.
Larvae of Copelatus Erichson were collected from temporary (polyxeric) woodland and roadside habitats in Jasper County, cultured into the adult stage, and identified as C.
Key Words: Dytiscidae; Copelatus caelatipennis princeps; larva; life cycle; morphology; southeastern United States.
Copelatus Erichson includes as many as 400 species with centers of diversity in South America, Africa, and Indo-Australia [1].
The objectives of this study are to describe the mature larva of Copelatus caelatipennis princeps, with an emphasis on chaetotaxy of thoracic appendages, and to assess the life cycle strategy and reproductive habitat requirements of this southeastern population.
Mature larvae of Copelatus were collected between 19 April and 4 May 1998 with triangular dip nets from three temporary roadside habitats (33[degrees] 14' 26"N, 83[degrees] 33' 10"W; 33[degrees] 14' 24"N, 83[degrees] 33' 27"W; 33[degrees] 13' 47"N, 83[degrees] 33' 04"W) in Jasper County, Georgia (Fig.
3:30 NATURAL HISTORY OF COPELATUS CAELATIPENNIS PRINCEPS YOUNG (COLEOPTERA: DYTISCIDAE) IN CENTRAL GEORGIA WITH RELIMINARY COMMENTS ON THE CHAETOTAXY OF THORACIC APPENDAGES OF ITS MATURE LARVA, J.