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Published: 2024-05-21
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A new species of Hydrochara Berthold from China (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Hydrophilini)

Life Sciences School; Sun Yat-sen University; Guangzhou; 510275; Guangdong; China
Faculty of Environmental Sciences; Department of Ecology; Czech University of Life Sciences Prague; Czech
Coleoptera Hydrophilidae Hydrophilini new species China Palearctic region


A new species of the water scavenger beetle, Hydrochara loong sp. nov. is described based on a pair of specimens collected from Shaanxi and a female collected from Hubei. This new species is similar to Hydrochara libera (Sharp, 1884) in morphology, but with a larger size and some distinct morphological differences. The new species is diagnosed and illustrated in detail. A key to Chinese species of the genus Hydrochara is provided.



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