Laccophilus contiro Guignot, 1952,

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 contiro Guignot, 1952


Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Dytiscidae

Laccophilus contiro Guignot, 1952 


Ponds and other small waterbodies.


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.