Hydrobius fuscipes (Linnaeus, 1758)
(a scavenger water beetle)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesHydrobius fuscipes (a scavenger water beetle)
FamilyHYDROPHILIDAE (a family of scavenger water beetles)
SuperfamilyHYDROPHILOIDEA (scavenger water beetles)
Series Staphyliniformia (burying beetles, carrion beetles, rove beetles etc.)
SuborderPOLYPHAGA (mainly terrestrial beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Hydrobius fuscipes (a scavenger water beetle) :
1: Hydrobius fuscipes (a scavenger water beetle)
7 May 2013 OSGR: SU67 51° 30' N, 1° 0' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in muddy puddle
Image 1: Dorsal view - highly enlarged - grey backgroundImage 2: Ventral view - highly enlarged - grey background
2: Hydrobius fuscipes (a scavenger water beetle)
16 Jul 2004 OSGR: SU58 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Attracted to MV trap
Image 1: Dorsal view - magnifiedImage 2: Ventral view - magnifiedImage 3: Ventral view - magnified (2)
3: Hydrobius fuscipes (a scavenger water beetle)
5 Aug 2000 OSGR: SU88 51° 30' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in small shaded woodland pool
Image 1: Dorsal viewImage 2: Head & thorax - dorsal view - close-upImage 3: Head - ventral view - close-upImage 4: Head - ventral view - close-up (2)Image 5: MicrosculptureImage 6: Ventral view

Hydrobius fuscipes (a scavenger water beetle) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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