Dytiscidae - Agabinae, Colymbetinae
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Aubé, C. (1837) Iconographie et Histoire naturelle des Coléoptères d'Europe. Tome 5. Paris: Méquignon.
Balfour-Browne, F. (1953) Coleoptera: Hydradelphaga. Royal Entomological Society of London Handbook 4(3).
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.
Duff, A.G. (2012) Beetles of Britain and Ireland. Volume 1: Sphaeriusidae to Silphidae. West Runton: A.G. Duff.
Erichson, W.F. (1837) Die Käfer der Mark Brandenburg. Erster Band. Erste Abtheilung. Berlin: Morin.
Fabricius, J.C. (1792) Entomologia Systematica emendata et aucta : Secundun classes, ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonimis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Tom. 1. Hafniae: C.G. Proft.
Fabricius, J.C. (1801) Systema Eleutheratorum secundum ordines, genera, species adiectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Tom. 1. Kiliae: Bibliopoli Academici.
Forster, J.R. (1771) Novae Species Insectorum. Centuria I. Londoni: T. Davies.
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).
Freude, H., Harde, K.W., & Lohse, G.A. (eds, 1971) Die Käfer Mitteleuropas. Band 3. Adephaga 2, Palpicornia, Hiteroidea, Staphylinoidea 1. Krefeld: Goecke & Evers.
Friday, L.E. (1988) "A key to the adults of British water beetles." Field Studies 7: 1-151.
Guignot, F. (1947) Coléoptères hydrocanthares. Paris: Éditions Faune de France 48. Bibliothèque virtuelle numérique
Gyllenhal, L. (1808-10) Insecta Suecica descripta. Classis 1. Coleoptera sive Eleuterata. Pars. 1, 2. Lipsiae: Fleischer.
Klausnitzer, B. (1991) Die Larven der Käfer Mitteleuropas. 1. Band. Adephaga. Krefeld: Goecke & Evers.
Linnaeus, C. (1758) Systema Naturae. Tomus I. Regnum Animale. Holmiae: L. Salvii
Linné, C. (1766-7, 2e edn) Systema Naturae. Tomus I. Regnum Animale. Holmiae: L. Salvii
Macleay, W.S. (1825) Annulosa Javanica or an Attempt to Illustrate the Natural Affinities and Analogies of the Insects Collected in Java by Thomas Horsfield. London: Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen.
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.
Paykull, G. (1798) Fauna Suecica. Insecta. Tomus I. Uppsala: J.F. Edman.
Stephens, J.F. (1828) A Systematic Catalogue of British Insects : being an attempt to arrange all the hitherto discovered indigenous insects in accordance with their natural affinities. London: Baldwin and Cradock.
Thomson, C.G. (1870) Opuscula Entomologica. Opusc. 2. Lund: Lundbergska.
Thunberg, C.P. (1784-94) Dissertatio Entomologica sistens Insecta Svecica. Upsaliae: Edman.


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