The Order Coleoptera (commonly known as beetles) may be subdivided into a numerous number of families. Four of these families include Anthicidae, Dytiscidae (also known as Predaceous Diving Beetles), Haliplidae and Hydraenidae.
The Haliplidae are a family of crawling beetles which consists of approximately 200 species making up 6 genera. They are normally 2-4.5 mm in length and have a width of 1.45-2.5 mm. The beetles are oval ion shape and are yellowish in color. They have a slight head inclination with eyes that are not very protuberant. They have short antennae which have 11 divisions each. Their mandibular prosthecae are very well ...