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The Laccophilinae Gistel, 1848 of Belize (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)

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Original languageEnglish
JournalBelgian journal of entomology
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - Mar-2018


The taxonomic composition of the subfamily Laccophilinae Gistel, 1848 in Belize is reviewed based on material collected by the authors during a field survey in 2015 and literature. In total eight species were collected belonging to two genera. Four species are recorded from Belize for the first time: Laccophilus duplex Sharp, 1882; L. fasciatus fasciatus Aubé, 1838; L. ovatus zapotecus Zimmermann, 1970 and L. spangleri Zimmermann, 1970. Diagnostic characters, notes on the ecology and distribution of all species are provided and illustrated.

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