Hydroporus lapideus Říha 1974 (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae

Full reference: P. Říha. 1974. Neue fossile Schwimmkäfer aus dem Tertiär Europas und Westsibiriens (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Acta Entomologica Bohemoslovaca 71:398-413

Belongs to Hydroporus according to P. Říha 1974

Sister taxa: Hydroporus acutangulus, Hydroporus antiquus, Hydroporus arcticus, Hydroporus benzeli, Hydroporus carstengroehni, Hydroporus clessini, Hydroporus discretus, Hydroporus inanimatus, Hydroporus inundatus, Hydroporus lapponum, Hydroporus macularis, Hydroporus morio, Hydroporus multipunctatus, Hydroporus oblitus, Hydroporus palustris, Hydroporus planus, Hydroporus pleistocenicus, Hydroporus praedorsalis, Hydroporus praenigrita, Hydroporus praenivalis, Hydroporus sandbergeri, Hydroporus sectus, Hydroporus sedimentorum, Hydroporus striola, Hydroporus subarcticus, Hydroporus trimaculatus

Type specimen: PIN 254/1715, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Vishnevaya Balka creek, Karagan, Stavropol (PIN collection 254), which is in a Miocene lacustrine shale in the Karagan Formation of the Russian Federation.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Vishnevaya Balka creek, Karagan, Stavropol (PIN collection 254)

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