Two new species of madicolous water beetle from South Africa (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae)

D.T. Bilton

Abstract


Coelometopon glenavoni sp. n. and Oomtelecopon disjunctum sp. n., two madicolous hydraenid beetles are described from the Eastern and Western Cape provinces of South Africa respectively. Diagnostic notes are provided for both species, together with a discussion of the ecology and biogeography of the two genera.

To cite this paper: Bilton, D.T. 2015. Two new species of madicolous water beetle from South Africa (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae). African Invertebrates 56 (1): 181–190.

Published electronically: 30 June 2015.
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