Rhantaticus congestus (Klug, 1833)

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: 111

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B2C17186-733F-3A8F-030C-7D0A041FDEBC

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scientific name

Rhantaticus congestus (Klug, 1833)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Dytiscidae

Rhantaticus congestus (Klug, 1833) 

Synonyms.

Hydaticus rochasi  Perroud & Montrousier, 1864; Hydaticus signatipennis  Laporte, 1835

Remarks.

Likely to be a species complex.

Distribution.

Widespread in Old World tropics.

St Lucia records.

Obtained from available museum collections and ad hoc collections by the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2012. Recorded at Eastern Shores and False Bay in November 2013 and January/February 2015, during this study.