Ochthebius,

Perkins, Philip D., 2011, New species and new collection records of aquatic beetles in the genus Ochthebius Leach from southern Africa (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae), Zootaxa 3093, pp. 1-34: 26-27

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.279058

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EE87BA-5A2C-FFFF-3C90-7C67FAA6FD0A

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Plazi

scientific name

Ochthebius
status

 

Ochthebius  (s.s.) salinarius Balfour-Browne, 1954 

Fig. 21View FIGURES 21 – 22 (map)

New collection records (305 specimens): South Africa: Eastern Cape Province: 20 km N Port Elizabeth, 33 ° 33 ' S, 25 ° 41 ' E, 8 iii 1997, Hess & Heckes (24) (26 NMW); Fresh water marsh, Fish River at Hwy R72, 31° 22 ' S, 25 ° 41 ' E, 22 v 2005, G. L. Challet (20 NMW); Wilderness NP, Langvlei, Malachite bird hide, Juncus krausi  and bush litter sievings, 33 ° 59 ' S, 22 ° 41 ' E, 30 xi 1996, B. & M. Uhlig (10 ZMHB); KwaZulu-Natal Province: Mtubatuba, 28 ° 22 ' S, 32 ° 19 ' E, 24–25 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (4 USNM); Ndumu Game Reserve, shore washing, salty water, 26 ° 54 ' S, 32 ° 16 ' E, 12 vi 1989, Endrödy-Younga & Klimaszewski (# 2613) (11 TMSA); Mpumalanga Province: Kruger Nat. Park, Pafuri, 22 ° 25 ' S, 31 ° 17 ' E, 12 ii 1994, Endrödy-Younga (# 2998) (2 TMSA); Kruger Nat. Pk., Punda Maria Ngotsodam, shore washing, 21 ° 26 ' S, 31 ° 14 ' E, 7 ii 1994, Endrödy-Younga (# 2984) (2 TMSA); Kruger National Park, Malonga springs, shore washing, 22 ° 36 ' S, 31 ° 20 ' E, 8 ii 1994, Endrody-Younga (2985) (2 TMSA); Mathlakusapan, shore washing, 22 ° 37 ' S, 31 ° 22 ' E, 4 ii 1997, Endrody-Younga (# 2991) (2 TMSA); Transvaal Province: Pond in river at Elaandsbaai, brackish water, 32 ° 18 ' S, 18 ° 21 ' E, 24 viii 2004, G. L. Challet (2 NMW); Western Cape Province: Cape Agulhas, Soetendalsvlei, 34 ° 43 ' S, 19 ° 59 ' E, 1 i 1992, Mazzoldi (1 NMW); Drying pond in river at Graafwater, 32 ° 9 ' S, 18 ° 36 ' E, 28 ii 1997, G. L. Challet (3 NMW); 8 mi. E. Wilderness, 33 ° 58 ' S, 22 ° 43 ' E, 13 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (37 USNM); Drying pond in Berg River at Hopefield, 33 ° 4 ' S, 18 ° 21 ' E, 28 ii 1995, G. L. Challet (1 NMW); Hermon, 33 ° 25 ' S, 18 ° 58 ' E, 5 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (1 USNM); Plettenberg Bay, 34 ° 5 ' S, 23 ° 25 ' E, 14 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (161 USNM); Wilderness NP, stream in road to Swartvlei, 33 ° 59 ' S, 22 ° 37 ' E, 22 iii 2001, I. Ribera & A. Cieslak (8) (1 MNCN).

Distribution. A widely distributed species, often found near the coast, along the southern and eastern areas of southern Africa ( Fig. 21View FIGURES 21 – 22). Not yet known from Namibia or the northwestern coastal area of South Africa.

NMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

TMSA

Transvaal Museum

MNCN

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales