family Dytiscidae


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Related to family Dytiscidae: Predaceous diving beetle
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Noun1.family Dytiscidae - water beetlesfamily Dytiscidae - water beetles        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
water beetle - any of numerous aquatic beetles usually having a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs for swimming
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The family Dytiscidae, known as the largest family into the suborder Adephaga with about 4000 species in 175 genera in the world, represented with 137 species and nine subspecies from Turkey in 885 species from Palearctic Region (Balke et al.
A world catalogue of the family Dytiscidae, or the diving beetles (Coleoptera, Adephaga).
Like SH, predators (PR) of Jaboque had large body sizes, as Odonata (primarily Aeshnidae and Coenagrionidae families) and other taxa such as beetles of the family Dytiscidae and leeches of the family Piscicolidae.