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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Hydrophilidae
Tribe: Megasternini
Genus: Oosternum
Sharp, 1882
  • Pemelus Horn, 1890

Oosternum is a genus of water scavenger beetles in the family Hydrophilidae. There are about eight described species in Oosternum.[1][2][3][4]


These eight species belong to the genus Oosternum:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b = Bugguide.net[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Oosternum Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  2. ^ a b "Browse Oosternum". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  3. ^ a b "Oosternum". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  4. ^ a b "Oosternum Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-02.

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