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Laccobius atrocephalus Reitter, 1872
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=1760
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Deleted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
No RecordsNo Records
STATUS OF NAME
Current Name
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Anderson, R., Nash, R. & O'Connor, J.P.. 1997, Irish Coleoptera: a revised and annotated list, Irish Naturalists' Journal Special Entomological Supplement, 1-81
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Joy, N.H., 1932, A practical handbook of British beetles, , H.F. & G. Witherby,
Friday, L.E., 1988, A key to the adults of British water beetles, Field Studies, :
Hansen, M., 1987, Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark, Fauna Ent. Scand., 18:
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
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
Johnson, F.W & Halbert, J.N, 1902, A list of the Beetles of Ireland, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 6B: 535-827
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
This species is not considered to be on the Irish Coleoptera list.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2005

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