Hydrochus argutus Knisch

Perkins, Philip D., 2021, Taxonomy of water beetles in the genus Hydrochus Leach, 1817, from Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay (Coleoptera: Hydrochidae), Zootaxa 4994 (1), pp. 1-93: 40

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4994.1.1

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Hydrochus argutus Knisch
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Hydrochus argutus Knisch  

Figs. 5 View FIGURE 5 , 67 View FIGURES 67–68 , 70 View FIGURE 70

Hydrochus argutus Knisch 1921: 3  

Hydrochus johannapietersenae Makhan 1995   ; Oliva (1996); confirmed Perkins (2019a)

Originally described from Brazil. Locality and deposition data also published for Ecuador and Peru ( Perkins 2020b, c). Habitus and male genitalia images are given in Perkins (2019a, c). New records from Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay are given below. This species is a member of the H. argutus   species group (map, Fig. 67 View FIGURES 67–68 ).

Material examined (63): Bolivia: Beni, 40 km E San Borja, Estacion Biologica   Beni, Estancia El Porvenir, 6–8.ix.1987, leg. W. E. Steiner (2 NMNH)   ; Santa Cruz, 60 mi. N. Santa Cruz, Saavedra Exp. Sta. , 27–30.xii.1959, leg. Robert Cumming (8 NMNH)   ; Okinawa , 6.vi.1958, leg. E. Pinckert (8 CAS)   ; Prov. Sara , 2 km NW of Santa Rosa, 21.ii.1969, leg. A. Martinez & R.E. Woodruff (13 NMNH)   . Brazil: Mato Grosso, Caceres , MT., (16°4’S, 57°41’W), 2–4.xii.1955, leg. M. Alvarenga (3 CAS) GoogleMaps   ; Rio Bento Gomes (Pantanal); Flussabschnitt bei Periquito , (15°54’S, 56°33’W), 1.i.1993 – 30.xii.1994, leg. E. Stuhr (30) (2 NMW) GoogleMaps   ; Varzea, Grande County, Cuiaba , Parque de Exposicao , 28.v.1972, leg. R. Williams (1 NMNH)   ; Brazil   , Mato Grosso do Sul, Corumbá (c. 29 km SE) on BR-262 -19.3062 -57.60382, 25.vi.2018, Drying marsh with abundant vegetation and detritus, leg. Hamada and team, BR18-0625-02A (3 INPA, SEMC) GoogleMaps   . Paraguay: Dep. Alto Paraguay, Madreion , 15.v.1995, leg. U. Drechsel (20 NMW)   ; Dep. Caaguazu, Tayao , 7.iii.1999, leg. U. Drechsel (1 NMW)   ; Dep. Concepcion, Est. San Luis, (23°24’23’’S, 57°26’4’’W), 8.ix.1997, leg. Drechsel (2 NMW) GoogleMaps   .

NMNH

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

NMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

SEMC

University of Kansas - Biodiversity Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Hydrochidae

Genus

Hydrochus

Loc

Hydrochus argutus Knisch

Perkins, Philip D. 2021
2021
Loc

Hydrochus argutus

Knisch, A. 1921: 3
1921