Dytiscidae
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Aubé, C. (1837) Iconographie et Histoire naturelle des Coléoptères d'Europe. Tome 5. Paris: Méquignon.
Aubé, C. (1838) Species général des Coléoptères. Tome 6. Species général des Hydrocanthares et Gyriniens. Paris: Méquignon.
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Bergsten, J. & Miller, K.B. (2006) "Taxonomic revision of the Holarctic diving beetle genus Acilius Leach (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)." Systematic Entomology 31: 145-197.
du Chatenet, G. (2005) Coléoptères d'Europe. Carabes, Carabiques, et Dytiques. Tome I. Adephaga. Vitry-sur-Seine: N.A.P. Editions.
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Foster, G.N. & Friday, L.E. (2011) Keys to Adults of the Water Beetles of Britain and Ireland. Part I. Coleoptera: Hydradephaga: Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Paelobiidae, Noteridae and Dytiscidae. Royal Entomological Society of London Handbook 4(5).
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Guignot, F. (1947) Coléoptères hydrocanthares. Paris: Éditions Faune de France 48. Bibliothèque virtuelle numérique
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Klausnitzer, B. (1991) Die Larven der Käfer Mitteleuropas. 1. Band. Adephaga. Krefeld: Goecke & Evers.
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Linnaeus, C. (1761) Fauna suecica: sistens animalia sueciae regni. Stolkhomiae: L. Salvii.
Linné, C. (1766-7, 2e edn) Systema Naturae. Tomus I. Regnum Animale. Holmiae: L. Salvii
Nilsson, A.N. (2000) "A new view on the generic classification of the Agabus-group of genera of the Agabini, aimed at solving the problem with a paraphyletic Agabus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae)." Koleopterologische Rundschau 70: 17-36.
Nilsson, A.N. & Holmen, M. (1995) The Aquatic Adephaga (Coleoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. II. Dytiscidae Leiden: Brill 32.
Olivier, G.A. (1795) Entomologie, ou Histoire naturelle des Insectes, avec leurs caractères génériques et spécifiques, leur description, leur synonymie et leur figure enluminée. Coléoptères. Tome 3. Paris: Lanneau.
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Thomson, C.G. (1870) Opuscula Entomologica. Opusc. 2. Lund: Lundbergska.


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