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This topic is about the Beetle Family Hydrophilidae

These are a common sight on most trout streams, especially in the calm backwaters. They aren't regarded as significant to trout, although I have found them in occasional stomach samples.

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DMMNovember 26th, 2006, 10:00 pm
Posts: 34I noticed the ending of the family is reversed--should be -ae.
TroutnutNovember 29th, 2006, 10:35 am
Fairbanks, AK

Posts: 2424
Thanks, fixed. I would encourage anyone else who notices incorrect spellings to speak up, too. I typed all 5000+ taxa into the database manually so there are sure to be plenty of other spelling errors. They're very easy for me to fix when you find them.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist

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