Hydrophilus rottensis Statz 1939 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Hydrophilidae

Alternative combination: Hydrous rottensis

Full reference: G. Statz. 1939. Geradflügler und Wasserkäfer der oligocänen Ablagerungen von Rott. Decheniana 99A:1-102

Belongs to Hydrophilus according to M. Fikáček et al. 2010

See also Statz 1939

Sister taxa: Hydrophilus antiquus, Hydrophilus carbonarius, Hydrophilus extricatus, Hydrophilus gaudini, Hydrophilus kuntzeni, Hydrophilus magnificus, Hydrophilus pergrandis, Hydrophilus pistaceus, Hydrophilus ruminianus, Hydrophilus spectabilis, Hydrophilus vexatorius

Type specimen: LACMIP 3897, an elytra. Its type locality is Rott (Statz Collection), which is in a Chattian lacustrine - small shale in the Rott Formation of Germany.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Rott (Statz Collection)

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