Gyrinus substriatus

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Gyrinus substriatus
Gyrinus substriatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Gyrinidae
Genus: Gyrinus
Species: G. substriatus
Binomial name
Gyrinus substriatus
Stephens, 1829

Gyrinus substriatus is a species of beetle native to Europe, the Near East, and North Africa. In Europe, it is only found in Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Britain (incl. Isle of Man, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, mainland Denmark, Estonia, Finland, mainland France, Germany, mainland Greece, Hungary, Ireland,[1][2] mainland Italy, Liechtenstein, the Republic of Macedonia, mainland Norway, Poland, mainland Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, mainland Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Ukraine and Yugoslavia. This is one of the most common species of whirligig beetle.[3]


  1. ^ Balfour-Browne Club Water Beetle Surveys from Britain and Ireland
  2. ^ Note: The Fauna Europaea does not list Ireland, but the GBIF does
  3. ^ "Gyrinus (Gyrinus) substriatus Stephens, 1829". Fauna Europaea. 2.6.2. August 29, 2013. Retrieved March 6, 2015.