ISSN 1911-2173

Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Haliplidae of Eastern Canada

CJAI 32 — July 21, 2017


Hailey V. Ashbee1, Stephen A. Marshall1, and Yves Alarie2

1School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph ON, N1G 2W1, Canada (,

2Department of Biology, Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6, Canada (




The 23 species of Haliplidae (crawling water beetles) now known from eastern Canada are reviewed and keyed. H. falli Mank is recorded from Ontario for the first time, H. canadensis Wallis and H. fasciatus Aubé are recorded from New Brunswick for the first time, and H. connexus Matheson is recorded from Prince Edward Island for the first time. The recently described species Haliplus lucigelinae Vondel and Alarie is included in a key for the first time.

Brychius hungerfordi Spangler (photo by S.A. Marshall)