oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Dytiscidae (Coleoptera) of Nyasaland and Southern Rhodesia
|Article Title||Dytiscidae (Coleoptera) of Nyasaland and Southern Rhodesia|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Rhodes University, Grahamstown.|
|Publication Date||Nov 1964|
|Pages||117 - 133|
|Keyword(s)||Dytiscidae (Coleoptera) and Nyasaland and Southern Rhodesia|
Diagnostic characters of the subfamily Colymbetinae. Anterior border of the eyes notched by a process of the clypeus; base of the pronotum without a scutellary lobe, the scutellum therefore visible; prosternal process on the same plane as the middle of the prosternum; all tarsi five segmented; anterior tarsi of the male with the underside of the dilated segments bearing small suckers which form an oblong or linear palette.
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