Hydrotarsus pilosus Guignot, 1949



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hydroporus pilosus (Guignot, 1949)


Conservation Status




Canary Islands, North Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Guignot, F. (1959). Revision des Hydrocanthares d’Afrique (Coleoptera: Dytiscoidea), Part 2. Annales du Muse´e Royal du Congo Belge, Se´rie 8vo (Sciences Zoologiques), 90: 323-648.


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). (1996). 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Foster, G. (1996). Hydrotarsus pilosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T10339A3194898. Downloaded on 18 November 2021.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). (1994). 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Lüderitz, Volker et al. (2016). Freshwater endemic species and the ecological status of streams in the Canary Islands. Journal of Mediterranean Ecology 14: 45-54.

Ribera, Ignacio, Bilton, David T., Balke, Michael and Hendrich, Lars. (2003). Evolution, mitochondrial DNA phylogeny and systematic position of the Macaronesian endemic Hydrotarsus Falkenström (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Systematic Entomology 28: 493-508.


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