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      Sinopsis de los Hydrophiloidea de México (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae, Helophoridae, Epimetopidae, Georissidae e Hydrochidae), con una clave para la identificación de los géneros Translated title: Synopsis of the Hydrophiloidea of Mexico (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae, Helophoridae, Epimetopidae, Georissidae, and Hydrochidae), with a key for the identification of genera


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          Se presentan una síntesis sobre la taxonomía, ecología y distribución de la superfamilia Hydrophiloidea en México, una clave para géneros y una lista para géneros y especies con información sobre los estados donde se han registrado. Los Hydrophiloidea están representados en México por 6 familias, 9 tribus, 36 géneros, 181 especies y 6 subespecies, que corresponden al 20% de los géneros y 6% de las especies en el mundo, y al 95% y 67 % respectivamente para Mesoamérica. Se registran por primera vez para el estado de Veracruz Oosternum attacomis Spangler, 1962 y Sphaeridium scarabaeoides Linneo, 1758. Los estados con mayor riqueza de especies son Veracruz (72), Oaxaca (50), Sinaloa (44) y Sonora (43).

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          Taxonomic, ecological and distributional information regarding Mexican Hydrophiloidea is summarized. A key to genera is added and a checklist of the genera and species as well as geographic records for each state are presented. Hydrophiloidea are represented in Mexico by 6 families, 9 tribes, 36 genera, 181 species and 6 subspecies, corresponding to 20% and 6% of world genera and species respectively. In total, 95% and 67% of the recorded Mesoamerican genera and species are currently known from Mexico. Oosternum attacomis Spangler, 1962 and Sphaeridium scarabaeoides Linneo, 1758 are recorded for the first time from Veracruz. The states with the highest number of recorded species are Veracruz (72), Oaxaca (50), Sinaloa (44), and Sonora (43).

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                Revista mexicana de biodiversidad
                Rev. Mex. Biodiv.
                Instituto de Biología (México, DF, Mexico )
                June 2011
                : 82
                : 2
                : 491-514
                [01] Xalapa Veracruz orgnameInstituto de Ecología, A.C México roberto.arce@ 123456inecol.edu.mx
                S1870-34532011000200012 S1870-3453(11)08200200012

                This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

                : 19 May 2010
                : 14 October 2010
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                SciELO Mexico

                Taxonomía y sistemática

                Mexico, Hydrophiloidea, México, Coleoptera


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