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Gyrinus natator.JPG
G. natator
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Gyrinidae
Subfamily: Gyrininae
Tribe: Gyrinini
Genus: Gyrinus
Geoffroy, 1762
A group of Gyrinus sp.

Gyrinus is a genus of small aquatic whirligig beetles in the family Gyrinidae native to the Palearctic (including Europe), the Near East, the Nearctic and North Africa. It contains the following species: [1]


  1. ^ Gyrinidae Species List at Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 9 May 2012.

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