Hyphydrus pictus Klug, 1834

Hájek, Jiří & Reiter, Antonín, 2014, Adephagous water beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Noteridae, Dytiscidae) of Yemen and Dhofar region (Oman) with description of a new Hyphydrus from Socotra Island, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 54, pp. 63-99: 93

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5314766

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scientific name

Hyphydrus pictus Klug, 1834
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Hyphydrus pictus Klug, 1834  

Published records. BALFOUR- BROWNE (1951:183):Yemen; ROCCHI (1985:445):Yemen; PEDERZANI (2003:24): Dhofar. Material examined. OMAN: DHOFAR: 9 spec., 30 km E Salalah, 6 km E Taqah, Wadi Darbat, pools near sea, 26.ii.1998, G. Wewalka leg. et det. ( GWCW, ONMM)   ; 1 J, Taqah env., 270–350 m, 18.–21.ix.2003, R. Červenka leg.   ; 8 spec., Mudhai oasis , spring, concrete pool, 17°28ʹ38ʺN, 53°21ʹ09ʺE, 548 m, 24.x.2009, A. Reiter leg. GoogleMaps   ; 1 ♀, Hagarir , pasture, haunt, 16°41ʹ34ʺN, 53°09ʹ21ʺE, 658 m, 25.x.2009, A. Reiter leg. GoogleMaps   ; 1 J, wadi Ash Shuwaymiyah , 17°56ʹN, 55°32ʹE, 31 m, 1.iv.2012, A. Reiter leg. (all NMPC). YEMEN: AL BAYDA GOV.: 1 spec., NW Al Bayda by road, At Taghiq vill. env., 14°08ʹ26ʺN, 45°25ʹ53ʺE, 1968 m, 4.–5.xi.2007, A. Reiter leg. AL MAHWIT GOV.: 1 spec., 10 km S Shibam, Aruz, 15°27ʹ43ʺN, 43°55ʹ03ʺE, 2560 m, 1.–2.xi.2007, A. Reiter leg. SANA’ A GOV.: 12 spec., Beni Mansour vill. env., 15°06.1–4ʹN, 43°52.8– 53.2ʹE, 1520–1550 m, stream valley, 3.+5.+ 19.xi.2010, J. Hájek leg. (1 spec. used for DNA extraction, specimen voucher IBE-RA609). TA’ IZZ GOV.: 10 spec., Najd an Nashamah env., Mashgab vill., 13°21ʹ29″N, 43°57ʹ26″E, 1182 m, 26.–27.x.2007, A. Reiter leg. (all NMPC) GoogleMaps   .

Habitat. A species most probably without special habitat requirements; found both in residual pools of drying up streams in wadis, and various natural and manmade stagnant water bodies (e.g. Figs 6 View Figs 6–7 , 10 View Figs 10–11 ).

Distribution. A species occurring in north-eastern Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and Iran ( BISTRÖM 1982).

Laccophilinae

NMPC

National Museum Prague

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Dytiscidae

Genus

Hyphydrus