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A molecular phylogeny of the tribe Ochthebiini (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae, Ochthebiinae)
Ochthebiinae, with c. 650 species distributed worldwide, are the second most speciose subfamily of the aquatic beetle family Hydraenidae. They are ecologically the most diverse hydraenid subfamily,Expand
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Cuticle hydrocarbons in saline aquatic beetles
Hydrocarbons are the principal component of insect cuticle and play an important role in maintaining water balance. Cuticular impermeability could be an adaptative response to salinity andExpand
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Evolution of salinity tolerance in the diving beetle tribe Hygrotini (Coleoptera, Dytiscidae)
Some species of the diving beetle tribe Hygrotini (subfamily Hydroporinae) are among the few insects able to tolerate saline concentrations more than twice that of seawater. However, the phylogeneticExpand
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A new species of Micragasma J. Sahlberg, 1900 (Coleoptera: Hydraenidae) from Crete
ABSTRACT We describe a new species of Micragasma J. Sahlberg, 1900 (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae), which is here treated as a subgenus of Ochthebius Leach, 1815. The new species, O. (Micragasma) minoicusExpand
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Response of a littoral macroinvertebrate assemblage to a persistent hydrological drought in a permanent mountain shallow lake from northwestern Spain
Current projections predict an intensification of hydrological drought as a consequence of climate change, but we know very little about the potential effects on aquatic communities. La Bana (SW LeonExpand
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Irreversible habitat specialization does not constrain diversification in hypersaline water beetles
Specialization to extreme environments is often considered an evolutionary dead‐end, leading to irreversible adaptations and reduced evolvability. There is, however, mixed evidence for thisExpand
On the presence of Aphelocheirus aestivalis (Fabricius, 1794) in the Iberian Peninsula: new records with morphological and molecular data (Hemiptera: Aphelocheiridae)
Abstract The presence of Aphelocheirus aestivalis (Fabricius, 1794) (Hemiptera: Aphelocheiridae) in the Iberian Peninsula has been on the spot in the last decades. New records collected in northernExpand
The neglected diversity of the Ochthebius fauna from Eastern Atlantic and Central and Western Mediterranean coastal rockpools (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae)
We describe four species of Ochthebius subgenus Cobalius (Coleoptera, Hydraenidae) from coastal rockpools of the western Palaearctic Region: O. anzar sp. nov. (south Morocco, plus a possible specimenExpand
A new classification of the tribe Hygrotini Portevin, 1929 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Hydroporinae)
The tribe Hygrotini Portevin, 1929 is currently composed of four genera, Heroceras Guignot, 1950, Herophydrus Sharp, 1880, Hygrotus Stephens, 1828 (with two subgenera, Coelambus Thomson, 1860, andExpand
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