Agabus praelugens Wickham 1917 (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae

Full reference: H. F. Wickham. 1917. Some fossil beetles from the Sangamon peat. American Journal of Science, Series 4 44:137-145

Belongs to Agabus according to H. F. Wickham 1917

Sister taxa: Agabus affinis, Agabus anthracinus, Agabus arcticus, Agabus bifarius, Agabus bipustulatus, Agabus charon, Agabus clavicornis, Agabus congener, Agabus congeneroides, Agabus corticeus, Agabus florissantensis, Agabus hochi, Agabus infuscatus, Agabus latus, Agabus lithax, Agabus nebulosus, Agabus niedzwiedzkii, Agabus optatus, Agabus parvulus, Agabus perditus, Agabus rathbuni, Agabus reductus, Agabus reitteri, Agabus savagei, Agabus sturmii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Sangamon river near Mahomet, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial peat in Illinois

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Sangamon river near Mahomet

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