Pseuduvarus viticollis (Boheman, 1848),

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: 116

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Pseuduvarus viticollis (Boheman, 1848)


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Dytiscidae

Pseuduvarus viticollis (Boheman, 1848) 


Amarodytes octoguttatus caligosus  Guignot, 1946; Bidessus gentilis  Sharp, 1890; Uvarus monticola  Guignot, 1957; Bidessus octoguttatus  Régimbart, 1895; Bidessus ornatipennis  Régimbart, 1899.




Widespread to Western 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.