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: 27

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EE87BA-5A2F-FFFF-3C90-781EFED9FA5B

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Plazi

scientific name

Ochthebius
status

 

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

Fig. 22 View FIGURES 21 – 22 (map)

New collection records (29 specimens): South Africa: Eastern Cape Province: Creek at Mt. Stewart cutoff near Jansenville, 32 ° 56 ' S, 24 ° 40 ' E, 12 ii 1995, G. Challet (1 MCZ); Free State Province: 5 mi. W. Caledon, 30 ° 11 ' S, 26 ° 6 ' E, 11 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (2 USNM); Western Cape Province: 1.3 km So. Hwy N 2 on road to Vlees Bay, 34 ° 17 ' S, 21 ° 50 ' E, 3 xii 1995, G. L. Challet (1 NMW); Pond No. of Gouritsmond, 34 ° 21 ' S, 21 ° 52 ' E, 3 xii 1996, G. L. Challet (2 NMW); Stream near Malagas, 34 ° 17 ' S, 20 ° 34 ' E, 4 xii 1995, G. L. Challet (2 NMW); 8 mi. E. Wilderness, 33 ° 58 ' S, 22 ° 43 ' E, 13 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (1 USNM); Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, 34 ° 16 ' S, 18 ° 25 ' E, 7–10 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (1 USNM); Karoo NP, lux, 32 ° 19 ' S, 22 ° 30 ' E, 13 xi 1993, M. Uhlig (1 ZMHB); Plettenberg Bay, 34 ° 5 ' S, 23 ° 25 ' E, 14 iii 1968, P. J. Spangler (1 USNM); Pond near Berg River So. of Hwy 399, 32° 48 ' S, 18 ° 12 ' E, 25 v 2006, G. L. Challet (1 NMW); Sout River at Hopefield, 33 ° 3 ' S, 18 ° 21 ' E, 24 viii 2004, G. L. Challet (5 NMW); Sout River, Cape Town, wetland 10.1, submerged vegetation, 33 ° 42 ' S, 18 ° 28 ' E, 17 ix 2007, M. Mlambo & M. Bird (1 UCT); Sout River, Cape Town, wetland 10.2, emergent vegetation, 33 ° 42 ' S, 18 ° 28 ' E, 17 ix 2007, M. Mlambo & M. Bird (1 UCT); Wildcliff Nature Preserve, “Bridge Pool”, 33 ° 58 ' S, 21 ° 2 ' E, 1 vii – 30 viii 2008, Z. Gidó (9 AMG).

Distribution. This species has a moderately wide distribution pattern, mostly in the southern part of South Africa ( Fig. 22 View FIGURES 21 – 22 ).

MCZ

Museum of Comparative Zoology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

NMW

Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien

AMG

Albany Museum