Herophydrus guineensis ( Aube , 1838)

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: 120

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

Herophydrus guineensis ( Aube , 1838)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Dytiscidae

Herophydrus guineensis ( Aube, 1838) 

Synonyms.

Hydroporus barbarous  Schaum, 1847; Hydroporus ferrugineus  Lucas, 1846; Hydroporus hyphydroides  Perris, 1864; Hydroporus inflatus  Reiche, 1869; Hydroporus turgidus  Erichson, 1843; Herophydrus umbrosus  Zimmermann, 1926.

Remarks.

Ponds.

Distribution.

Widespread to Western, Central and Eastern Africa.

St Lucia records.

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