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Necterosoma penicillatum (Photo: Michael Balke)


Ordo: Coleoptera
Familia: Dytiscidae
Subfamilia: Hydroporinae
Tribus: Hydroporini
Genus: Necterosoma


  • Necterosoma W.J.Macleay,, 1871 Wikispecies link
    • Gender: neuter
    • Original status: valid genus

Type species

Species (11-12)

Necterosoma aphrodite, Necterosoma darwinii, Necterosoma dispar, Necterosoma novaecaledoniae, Necterosoma penicillatum, Necterosoma regulare, Necterosoma schmeltzi, Necterosoma schoelleri, Necterosoma susanna, Necterosoma theonathani, Necterosoma undecimlineatum, ?Necterosoma thoreyi


  • Hendrich, L. 2003: A new species of the genus Necterosoma Sharp, 1882, from the Kimberleys in north-western Australia (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Entomologische zeitschrift, 113: 152-154.
  • Hendrich, L.; Balke, M.; Wewalka, G. 2010: Dytiscidae: Hydroporini (Coleoptera). Pp. 149-162 in: Jäch, M.A. & Balke, M. (eds.): Water beetles of New Caledonia (part 1). Monographs on Coleoptera, 3. ISSN: 1027-8869
  • Macleay, W.J. 1871: Notes on a collection of insects from Gayndah. Transactions of the Entomological Society of New South Wales, 2: 79–205.
  • Zwick, P. 1979: Notes on the genus Necterosoma (Col., Dytiscidae), with description of N. susanna sp. n. from Australia. Aquatic insects, 1(3): 179–184. doi