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Riffle Beetle Illustration

Riffle Beetle

Riffle Beetle, colored pencil and watercolor

Commissioned by: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

About riffle beetles:
Riffle beetles are tiny aquatic insects. They eat plant material.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda (having a segmented body with appendages on each segment)
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Byrrhoidea
Family: Elmidae

More about riffle beetles:
US Environmental Protection Agency: Biological Indicators of Watershed Health

Also See:

riffle beetle larva

riffle beetle larva

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