Acidocerinae

Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Liza M., García-Hernández, Andrea L. & Clarkson, Bruno, 2017, First records of water scavenger beetle species (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae) from Quindío Department, Colombia, Check List 13 (5), pp. 605-620: 606-609

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.15560/13.5.605

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/496B879D-FFB6-FFFE-FCF9-AA105950FC93

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scientific name

Acidocerinae
status

 

Subfamily Acidocerinae  

Helochares abbreviatus ( Fabricius, 1801)   ( Figs 1, 24) Hydrophilus abbreviatus Fabricius 1801: 251   . Helochares   (s. str.) ab-

breviatus (Fabricius)—Orchymont 1936: 10. Philydrus pallidus Castelnau 1840: 53   , secondary homonym of

Hydrophilus pallidus Rossi, 1972   . Syn.: Orchymont 1936: 10 Philhydrus pallidus Castelnau   — Gemminger and Harold 1868: 482. Helochares pallidus (Castelnau)   — Fleutiaux and Sallé 1889: 376. Enochrus (Lumetus) pallidus (Castelanu)   — Zaitzev 1908: 388. Helochares (Helochares) pallidus   — Orchymont 1926: 232–233. Helochares (Hydrobaticus) rufobrunneus Balfour-Browne 1939: 293   .

Syn.: Spangler 1981: 158, Fernández 1982: 34. Helochares (Helochares) abbreviatus Orchymont 1943: 55   .

Diagnosis. Body 6.60–6.70 mm long. Dorsal punctation on head, pronotum and elytra evenly fine and sparse. Mesoventral process slightly elevated. Last abdominal ventrite deeply notched. Parameres longer than median lobe; apices slightly rounded with inner margins produced and tooth-like projection on outer margins; dorsal lobule narrow, swollen apically with two protuberances; ventral lobule shorter and wider than dorsal lobule, acuminate at apex.

Geographic distribution. Argentina (Misiones), Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guyana, Lesser Antilles, Panama, Paraguay, Surinam, and Venezuela. First record from Quindío Department.

Material examined. Colombia, Quindío Department, La Tebaida Municipality, Pizamal neighborhood, 04°41ʹ 30.1ʺ N, 075°83ʹ98.1ʺ W, 1057 m above mean sea level [a.m.s.l.], 2014-X-10. L.M. González col., CIUQ 10636– 10642 (8 males, 10 females)

Remarks. Specimens were collected from ponds with muddy/sandy and muddy/leaf litter substrates and in marshes with predominance of muddy substrate and saturated litter.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Hydrophilidae

Loc

Acidocerinae

Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Liza M., García-Hernández, Andrea L. & Clarkson, Bruno 2017
2017
Loc

Hydrophilus pallidus

Balfour-Browne J 1939: 293
Orchymont A d' 1926: 232
Zaitzev FA 1908: 388
Fleutiaux E & Salle A 1889: 376
Gemminger M & Harold B de 1868: 482
1868
Loc

Helochares abbreviatus (

Fabricius JC 1801: 251
1801