First records of the interstitial water beetle Hydroporus ferrugineus Stephens, 1829 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) for Flanders and Brussels and new records from the Walloon region.

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    Abstract

    The water beetle Hydroporus ferrugineus Stephens, 1829 was recorded for the first time in Flanders and the Brussels region. This species was previously only known from the ‘Hautes Fagnes’ in the province of Liège, but there are recent records from the Brussels region and the provinces of Oost- Vlaanderen, Luxembourg and Hainaut. In this article, the recent Belgian records are summarized and the historic, recent and expected distribution in Belgium is described and discussed. Furthermore, the habitat of this species is discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalBulletin van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Entomologie = Bulletin de la Société royale belge d'entomologie
    Volume150
    Issue number1
    Pages (from-to)47-51
    Number of pages5
    ISSN1374-8297
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Thematic List 2020

    • Water

    Thematic list

    • Species and biotopes

    EWI Biomedical sciences

    • B005-zoology

    Taxonomic list

    • insects (Insecta)
    • beetles (Coleoptera)
    • Hydradephaga
    • Dytiscidae
    • Hydroporus

    Geographic list

    • Belgium

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