Prosthetops equestrius Perkins & Balfour-Browne, 1994, Perkins & Balfour-Browne, 1994

Bilton, David T., 2014, New species and new records of Pterosthetops: eumadicolous water beetles of the South African Cape (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae), Zootaxa 3811 (4), pp. 438-462: 454

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Prosthetops equestrius Perkins & Balfour-Browne, 1994
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Prosthetops equestrius Perkins & Balfour-Browne, 1994  

Restricted to Table Mountain and adjacent areas of the Cape Peninsula in the far southwest of the Western Cape. Type material from algae under stones, damp wall with algae and running stream with Glyceria   . New records from rock faces below springs.

Additional records: 19 /ix/ 2008 Western Cape, Table Mountain National Park, seepage over rock beside M 64 road above Silvermine— 1 ♂; 24 /ix/ 2010 Western Cape, Table Mountain National Park, Table Mountain, seepage over rock in Echo Valley ( Fig. 5 View FIGURE 5 D)— 4 ♂, 4 ♀. Distribution Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8 .