Genus Sclerocyphon

Tasmania has three species listed.  The larvae feed on algae, and can live in fast moving water due to their streamlining.

Pending ID – Sclerocyphon

#1. Early November 2008
Strickland Falls, Ferntree
Found clinging under stones in the Hobart Rivulet.
Photos KE

#2. Early November 2012
Strickland Falls, Ferntree
Dorsal and ventral surfaces
Photos KE

#3.    5mm
Mid November 2016
New Town Rivulet, Lenah Valley
Dorsal surface
Photos and video KE

Ventral Surface

Grove S.J., Forster  L. G. ,Porch, N. (2021) An illustrated checklist of the insects of Tasmania. Part 1 – Coleoptera (beetles). The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart