Neptosternus siamensis Hendrich & Balke, 1997

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Neptosternus siamensis, from Ban Si Lang, Mae Hong Son, NW-Thailand. (Photo: František Slamka)

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Ordo: Coleoptera
Familia: Dytiscidae
Subfamilia: Laccophilinae
Tribus: Laccophilini
Genus: Neptosternus

Name

Neptosternus siamensis Hendrich & Balke, 1997

  • original combination: Neptosternus siamensis Hendrich & Balke, 1997

Type locality

“NW-Thailand, Ban Si Lang, Mae Hong Son (Hendrich & Balke 1997).

Type material

Holotype in Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria (Hendrich & Balke 1997).

Distribution

North-western Thailand (Hendrich & Balke 1997) and Laos (Hendrich et al. unpublished).

Records from Thailand

From Thailand only known by the type material: Holotype: male, "NW-Thailand: 1.-8.5., Mae Hong Son 1992, Ban Si Lang, 1200 m, leg. Horak" (NMW). Paratypes (12 exs.): 7 exs., with same data as holotype (cBH, NMW); 5 exs., NW-Thailand, Mae Hong Son, Huai Sua Tao, II.- 17 .V.1992, Dembicky leg. (cBH, NMW) (Hendrich & Balke 1997).

Habitat

Unknown. Most probably rheophilic collected in clear forest streams.

Taxonomy

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Original description

  • Hendrich L. & Balke M. 1997: Taxonomische Revision der südostasiatischen Arten der Gattung Neptosternus Sharp, 1882 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Laccophilinae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 67: 53-97.

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