Hyphydrus signatus Sharp, 1882

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: 123

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:72B0FD95-D6BB-428E-A679-57F05F7B6670

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Hyphydrus signatus Sharp, 1882
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Dytiscidae

Hyphydrus signatus Sharp, 1882 

Synonyms.

Hyphydrus aethiopicus  J. Balfour-Browne, 1944; Hyphydrus grossus  Sharp, 1882.

Remarks.

Ponds.

Distribution.

Widespread to central and Eastern Africa.

St Lucia records.

Previously recorded by Day et al (1954) and Millard and Broekhuysen (1970) in 1964/1965 at fresh water streams feeding into South Lake. Recorded at Western Shores and False Bay in November 2013 and January/February 2015, during this study.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Dytiscidae

Genus

Hyphydrus