Kuzhuget Ch.N. 2017. [Water beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera: Haliplidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae & Hydrophilidae) of the Elegest river basin, Tuva Republic, Russia] // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.16. No.6: 550–553 [in Russian, with English summary].
Tuvinian Institut for Exploration of Natural Resourses of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Internationalnaya Str. 117a, Kyzyl 667007 Russia.
ABSTRACT. 28 water beetle species from 17 genera and 4 families are recorded in standing and flowing waters of the Elegest river basin. Hydroporus notatus Sturm, 1835, Dytiscidae, is recorded from Tuva for the first time. The distributions of 18 groups of species are classified on the basis of sectoral, zonal and provincial areas.
KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Haliplidae, Dytiscidae, Gyrinidae, Hydrophilidae, water beetles, new records, species range type, Tuva.