Riffle Beetles


Summary 2

Elmidae, commonly known as riffle beetles, is a family of beetles in the superfamily Byrrhoidea. It was described by Curtis in 1830.

SoCal Status 3

Known Species per The California Beetle Database .
Heterelmis obesa
Lara avara
Microcylloepus similis
Optioservus canus
Optioservus divergens
Ordobrevia nubifera
Zaitzevia parvula

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) Udo Schmidt, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/coleoptera-us/4624793704/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elmidae
  3. (c) BJ Stacey, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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