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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Dytiscidae
Subfamilia: Laccophilinae
Tribus: Laccophilini
Genus: Africophilus
Species (): A. gabonicus

Africophilus Guignot, 1948


Alarie, Y.; Nilsson, A.N.; Hendrich, L.; Watts, C.H.S.; Balke, M. 2000: Larval morphology of four genera of Laccophilinae (Coleoptera: Adephaga: Dytiscidae) with an analysis of their phylogenetic relationships. Insect systematics & evolution, 31(2): 121–164. DOI: 10.1163/187631200X00354
Franciscolo 1994: Three new Africophilus Guignot and new records of Gyrinidae and Dytiscidae from Sierra Leone (Coleoptera). Problemi Attuali di Scienza e di Cultura, 267: 267–298.
Guignot 1948: Bull. Soc. ent. France, 52: 164.
Holmen, M. 1984: Two new species of Africophilus Guignot from Tanzania (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Entomologica scandinavica, 15(4): 473–476. DOI: 10.1163/187631284X00280
Janfilippo; Franciscolo 1988: New Africophilus Guignot collected by Prof. Walter Rossi in the 1986-1987 expeditions to Sierra Leone sponsored by Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae). Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana, 120(2): 84–100.
Rocchi, S. 1991: Contributo alla conoscenza degli Haliplidae e dei Dytiscidae del Madagascar con descrizione di due nuove specie (Coleoptera). Frustula entomologica, 14: 71–89.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Africophilus is a genus of beetles in the family Dytiscidae, containing the following species:[1]

Africophilus bartolozzii Rocchi, 1991
Africophilus basilewskyi Bilardo, 1976
Africophilus cesii Sanfilippo & Franciscolo, 1988
Africophilus congener Omer-Cooper, 1969
Africophilus differens Omer-Cooper, 1969
Africophilus inopinatus Guignot, 1948
Africophilus jansei Omer-Cooper & Joseph Omer-Cooper, 1957
Africophilus josi Omer-Cooper, 1969
Africophilus montalentii Sanfilippo & Franciscolo, 1988
Africophilus nesiotes Guignot, 1951
Africophilus omercooperae Franciscolo, 1994
Africophilus pauliani Legros, 1950
Africophilus sanfilippoi Franciscolo, 1994
Africophilus sinuaticauda Franciscolo, 1994
Africophilus stoltzei Holmen, 1985
Africophilus uzungwai Holmen, 1985
Africophilus walterrossii Sanfilippo & Franciscolo, 1988


Dytiscidae Species List at Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 7 May 2012.

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