Neohydrocoptus aethiopicus (Balfour-Browne, 1961),

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: 106

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Neohydrocoptus aethiopicus (Balfour-Browne, 1961)


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Noteridae

Neohydrocoptus aethiopicus (Balfour-Browne, 1961) 


Dense vegetation.


Western Cape to Central and Eastern Africa.

St Lucia records.

Not previously recorded from St Lucia. Recorded at Western Shores, Eastern Shores and False Bay in July 2014 and January/February 2015, during the course of this study.