Hydrophilidae of Mongolia
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A series of expeditions (2003-2006) in the Selenge River Basin in north-central Mongolia have resulted in the collection of tens of thousands of water beetle specimens, including several species new to science and a number of new country records. Results and updates will be posted here as they are available.
Field Site Photo Database (online!)
Field Site Data
Beetle Specimen Guidelines
Selenge River Basin Project Official Site
(External link)
Publications (All aquatic beetles):
Short, A.E.Z. & K. Kanda (2006). The Hydrophilidae of Mongolia with new records from the Selenge River Basin (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 155: 9-12.
Fery, H. & P.N. Petrov (2006). Two new species of the planus-group of Hydroporus Clairville, 1806 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), and notes on other species of the group. Aquatic Insects 28(2): 81-100.
Shaverdo, H. & H. Fery. (2006). Oreodytes shorti, sp.n. from Mongolia (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Koleopterologische Rundschau 76 : in press.
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