New records for the Peruvian high-altitude diving beetle Rhantus blancasi Guignot, 1955 (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Colymbetinae)

Michael Balke, Yoandri Suarez-Megna, Lars Hendrich, Nilver Zenteno, Luis Figueroa

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Abstract

All rights reserved. The diving beetle Rhantus blancasi Guignot, 1955 (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae, Colymbetinae) was until now only known from older reports from Pasco region, Peru. Here, we provide new distributional data from Cuzco and Junin regions, habitat information, and illustrations of diagnostic characters for the easy identification of the species.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)941-944
Number of pages4
JournalCheck List
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019

Keywords

  • Aquatic Coleoptera
  • High-altitude lakes
  • South America
  • Taxonomy

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