Laccophilus cryptos Bistroem , Nilsson & Bergsten, 2015,

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: 125

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Laccophilus cryptos Bistroem , Nilsson & Bergsten, 2015


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Dytiscidae

Laccophilus cryptos Bistroem, Nilsson & Bergsten, 2015 




Widespread in Southern Central and Eastern Africa.

St Lucia records.

Holotype and some paratypes taken at light at St Lucia in 1975. Recorded at Western Shores, Eastern Shores and False Bay in July 2014 and January/February 2015, during the course of this study.