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Hygrobia hermanni HabitusDors.jpg
Hygrobia hermanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Hygrobiidae
Genus: Hygrobia
Latreille, 1804
Selected species

Hygrobia is a genus of aquatic beetle native to Europe, North Africa, China and Australia. It is the only genus of family Hygrobiidae.

There are six known living species: H. australasiae , H. davidi, H. hermanni, H. maculata, H. nigra, H. wattsi Of these, H. wattsi was identified only in 2010.

One species is extinct: H. cretzschmari.

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