Notonecta (Notonecta) lutea Müller, 1776

Klementová, Barbora Reduciendo, Kment, Petr & Svitok, Marek, 2015, Checklist of water bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha) of Slovakia, Zootaxa 4058 (2), pp. 227-243: 233

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4058.2.5

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Notonecta (Notonecta) lutea Müller, 1776
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Notonecta (Notonecta) lutea Müller, 1776 

Material examined. Klin, Klinské rašelinisko [peat bog], 49 ° 25 ′ 42 ″N, 19 ° 29 ′ 46 ″E, 611 m a.s.l. 19.v. 1993, 2 ♂♂, lgt. P. Bitušík, det. B. Reduciendo Klementová (coll. DEGB). Klin, Klinské rašelinisko [peat bog], 49 ° 25 ′ 42 ″N, 19 ° 29 ′ 46 ″E, 611 m a.s.l., 19.vii. 1990, 1 specimen (macropterous), lgt. P. Bitušík, det. B. Reduciendo Klementová (coll. Central Slovakia Museum in Banská Bystica, Slovakia).

Remarks. The species was found in ombrogenous peat bog pools with pH of water from 4 to 6 ( Hindák 2012).

Distribution. Notonecta lutea  is distributed in central, northern and eastern Europe, Russia and Kazakhstan ( Jaczewski & Wróblewski 1978, Dioli 1994, Polhemus et al. 1995, Soós et al. 2009, Berchi 2013). This species is common in bogs overgrown with heather or Sphagnum  spp. but can be also found in ditches or swamps with dystrophic, mixtrophic or eutrophic water ( Jastrey 1981, Nieser 1982).