Hydrovatus obsoletus Peschet, 1922

Perissinotto, Renzo, Bird, Matthew S. & Bilton, David T., 2016, Predaceous water beetles (Coleoptera, Hydradephaga) of the Lake St Lucia system, South Africa: biodiversity, community ecology and conservation implications, ZooKeys 595, pp. 85-135: 119

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.595.8614

publication LSID

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/04487782-A2B2-324D-6209-A599602210AB

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scientific name

Hydrovatus obsoletus Peschet, 1922
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Dytiscidae

Hydrovatus obsoletus Peschet, 1922 

Synonyms.

Hydrovatus adelphus  Guignot, 1956; Hydrovatus straeleni  Guignot, 1947.

Remarks.

Ponds in dense vegetation.

Distribution.

Widespread to Central and Eastern Africa.

St Lucia records.

Not previously recorded from St Lucia. Recorded at Eastern Shores in January/February 2015, during the course of this study.