oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Taxonomic studies on some African Hyphydrus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)

Volume 34, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Hyphydrus malawiensis spec. nov., H. nigeriensis spec. nov., and H. inopinatus spec, nov. are descriptionbed, with notes on seven other species in the same subgenus (Apriophorus), one of which, H. circularis R�g., is sunk in synonymy with H. cycloides R�g.; a key to the males of all nine species is provided. Additional features of the male of H. fuscus O.-C. are descriptionbed. In the subgenus Allophydrus, H. residuus spec. nov. is descriptionbed and distinguished from H. grandis Cast. and H. caffer Boh

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