oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Africophilus jansei n.sp. A beetle of the family Dytiscidae from Swaziland and the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The genus Africophilus belonging to the Laccophilinae was descriptionbed by Guignot (1947) on a female from the Ivory Coast. Since then two more species have been descriptionbed from Madagascar; A. pauliani Legros (1950) and A. nesiotes Guignot (1951) and another is descriptionbed below. As a result the original generic diagnosis is in need of amendment.

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