Allocotocerus mistus d'Orchymont, 1939

Table Mountain water scavenger beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Table Mountain, Western Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

d'Orchymont, A. (1939) Revision des Globaria (Latreille), Hope ex p. (Coleoptera Hydrophilidae).: Bulletin et Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique, 79: 87-110.


Other references:

Rebelo, A. G., Holmes, P. M., Dorse, C. and Wood, J. (2011). Impacts of urbanization in a biodiversity hotspot: Conservation challenges in Metropolitan Cape Town. South African Journal of Botany 77(1): 20-35. [Abstract]

Stals, R. and de Moor, I. J. (2007). Guides to the Freshwater Invertebrates of Southern Africa. Volume 10: Coleoptera. Prepared for the Water Research Commission December 2007. WRC Report No. TT 320/07.


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