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Laccobius ytenensis Sharp, 1910
a scavenger water beetle
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order COLEOPTERA
  • Suborder POLYPHAGA
  • Superfamily HYDROPHILOIDEA
  • Family HYDROPHILIDAE
  • Subfamily Hydrophilinae
  • Genus Laccobius

HYDROPHILIDAE
 An example of HYDROPHILIDAE
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CITATION
Anderson, R., Nash, R., O’Connor, J.P. 2005. Checklist of Irish Coleoptera. InvertebrateIreland Online, Ulster Museum , Belfast and National Museum of Ireland , Dublin
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=3375
IRISH STATUS
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
No RecordsNo Records
STATUS OF NAME
Current Name
SYNONYMS
Laccobius atrocephalus sensu auct. Brit non Reitter 1872
VALIDATING LITERATURE
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Joy, N.H., 1932, A practical handbook of British beetles, , H.F. & G. Witherby,
Hansen, M., 1987, Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark, Fauna Ent. Scand., 18:
Friday, L.E., 1988, A key to the adults of British water beetles, Field Studies, :
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
Foster, G.N, 2005, An annotated checklist of British and Irish water beetles, and associated taxa: Polyphaga, with an update to Adephaga, The Coleopterist, 14: 7-19
Gentili, E. & Ribera, I., 1988, Description of Laccobius glorianae sp. n. from Spain, and notes on L. ytenensis Sharp, 1910 and L. atrocephalus Reitter, 1872 (Insecta: Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae), Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 100 B: 193-198
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
Nelson, B., Foster, G., Weyl, R. & Anderson, R., 1998, The distribution of aquatic Coleoptera in Northern Ireland. Part 2. Families Hydraenidae, Helophoridae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Elmidae and Dryopidae, Bulletin Irish biogeographical Society, 22: 128-193
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