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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Dytiscidae > Genus: Dytiscus > Species: Dytiscus latissimus

Dytiscus latissimus Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 141 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1081


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.




Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE3953301 Germany Trautzke-Seen und Moore Map
DE5141301 Germany Am Rümpfwald Glauchau Map
DE5412301 Germany Westerwälder Seenplatte Map
DE5911301 Germany NSG Struth Map
DE6135301 Germany Naturschutzgebiet 'Craimoosweiher' Map
DK007X080 Denmark Almindingen, Ølene og Paradisbakkerne Map
DK00FX126 Denmark Rold Skov, Lindenborg Ådal og Madum Sø Map
EE0080172 Estonia Endla Map
EE0080313 Estonia Ropka-Ihaste Map
EE0080371 Estonia Kärevere Map
EE0080374 Estonia Alam-Pedja Map
EE0080574 Estonia Soomaa Map
EE0080671 Estonia Karula Map
FI0200097 Finland Koskeljärvi Map
FI0316005 Finland Kirkkojärven alue Map
FI0349006 Finland Tykölänjärvi Map
FI0424011 Finland Lappalanjärven lahdet ja Kytölänlampi Map
FI0700044 Finland Petkeljärvi-Putkelanharju Map
FI0900015 Finland Jurvon alue - Jouhtisen metsä Map
FI1101645 Finland Oulanka Map
LTSVEB005 Lithuania Asvejos ežerynas Map
LV0000110 Latvia Augstroze Map
LV0100400 Latvia Krustkalnu dabas rezervats Map
LV0200100 Latvia Gaujas nacionalais parks Map
LV0200200 Latvia Kemeru nacionalais parks Map
LV0200300 Latvia Sliteres nacionalais parks Map
LV0300400 Latvia Silene Map
LV0301700 Latvia Piejura Map
LV0302800 Latvia Engures ezers Map
LV0303400 Latvia Raznas nacionalais parks Map
LV0303500 Latvia Pape Map
LV0507800 Latvia Liepajas ezers Map
LV0521500 Latvia Ovisi Map
LV0523400 Latvia Ances purvi un mezi Map
LV0525000 Latvia Mangenes mezi Map
LV0527500 Latvia Silabebru ezers Map
LV0534300 Latvia Lubasts Map
LV0600200 Latvia Veclaicene Map
LV0600300 Latvia Augszeme Map
LV0600400 Latvia Augsdaugava Map
LV0600500 Latvia Vestiena Map
LV0600700 Latvia Ziemelgauja Map
NL9801071 Netherlands Holtingerveld Map
PLC200004 Poland Puszcza Białowieska Map
SE0110133 Sweden Trehörningsskogen Map
SE0110169 Sweden Söderbysjön-Dammtorpssjön Map
SE0210037 Sweden Fiby urskog Map
SE0210240 Sweden Bredfors Map
SE0210270 Sweden Slada Map
SE0220213 Sweden Fräkenkärret Map
SE0230067 Sweden Tåkern Map
SE0240051 Sweden Dovrasjödalen Map
SE0240110 Sweden Lekeberga-Sälven Map
SE0240111 Sweden Skåle Map
SE0240134 Sweden Vissberga lertag Map
SE0250153 Sweden Fläcksjön Map
SE0310338 Sweden Vrången Map
SE0310341 Sweden Kansjön Map
SE0320040 Sweden Västra Åsnen Map
SE0320055 Sweden Våraskruv Map
SE0320119 Sweden Stora Hensjön Map
SE0320191 Sweden Tärningsö Map
SE0320215 Sweden Ideboås Map
SE0320220 Sweden Hunshult Map
SE0330036 Sweden Allgunnen Map
SE0340084 Sweden Träskmyr Map
SE0340120 Sweden Bästeträsk Map
SE0410084 Sweden Vantakalleberget-Gröngölsmåla Map
SE0420075 Sweden Verkeåns dalgång Map
SE0420300 Sweden Värsjön Map
SE0430095 Sweden Falsterbohalvön Map
SE0430113 Sweden Revingefältet Map
SE0530141 Sweden Långelidstjärnet Map
SE0610006 Sweden Värmlandsskärgården Map
SE0610010 Sweden Nötön-Åråsviken Map
SE0610178 Sweden Brattforsheden Map
SE0610200 Sweden Märramyren Map
SE0610252 Sweden Västersjön Map
SE0620069 Sweden Alderängarna Map
SE0620259 Sweden Gönan Map
SE0620291 Sweden Slogmyrloken Map
SE0630080 Sweden Tornmyran Map
SE0630158 Sweden Igelsjön Map
SE0630159 Sweden Sävasjön Map
SE0630161 Sweden Matyxsjön Map
SE0630177 Sweden Svansjömyran med Hamra nationalpark Map
SE0630184 Sweden Fräkentjärn Map
SE0630241 Sweden Håmansmaren Map
SE0810016 Sweden Björnlandets nationalpark Map
SE0810090 Sweden Tjäderberget Map
SE0810091 Sweden Lilla Stutvattnet Map
SE0810092 Sweden Vammasjön Map
SE0810096 Sweden Stenbithöjden Map
SE0810360 Sweden Arasjö Map
SE0810402 Sweden Vitträsket Map
SE0810433 Sweden Lögdeälven Map
SE0810434 Sweden Öreälven Map
SE0810435 Sweden Vindelälven Map
SE0810436 Sweden Sävarån Map
SE0810437 Sweden Byskeälven Map
SE0810438 Sweden Åbyälven Map
SE0810448 Sweden Jättungsmyran Map
SE0810471 Sweden Djupvik Map
SE0810483 Sweden Sörforsdammen Map
LTIGN0026 Lithuania Rūžo ežeras Map
LTUKM0009 Lithuania Dirvonų ežerėliai ir pelkės Map
LTTRA0018 Lithuania Širmuko ežeras Map
EE0080524 Estonia Võrtsjärve Map
LTKEL0013 Lithuania Miškinių kaimo apylinkės Map
LTVIN0011 Lithuania Ežerėlių kompleksas Map
DE8033373 Germany NSG Maisinger See Map
LTZAR0007 Lithuania Ilgašilis Map
LTTRA0017 Lithuania Akies ežeras ir jo apyežerės Map
LTZAR0024 Lithuania Gražutės regioninis parkas Map
LTSVE0026 Lithuania Saločio ežeras Map
DE2543301 Germany Seen, Moore und Wälder des Müritz-Gebietes Map
LTMOL0010 Lithuania Labanoro regioninis parkas Map
LV0302000 Latvia Talsu pauguraine Map
PLH300010 Poland Ostoja Wielkopolska Map
PLH300021 Poland Poligon w Okonku Map
EE0080110 Estonia Vooremaa järvede Map
LTIGN0004 Lithuania Dietkauščiznos pievos Map
EE0080323 Estonia Peipsiveere Map
PLH320048 Poland Diabelskie Pustacie Map
EE0060203 Estonia Neeruti Map
EE0060221 Estonia Viitna Map
LV0502800 Latvia Zalezera purvs Map
LV0303100 Latvia Carmana ezers Map
LV0507000 Latvia Certoka ezers (Valnezers) Map
LV0531800 Latvia Pelcisu purvs Map
LTUKMB001 Lithuania Taujėnų - Užulėnio miškai Map
LV0303000 Latvia Numernes valnis Map
LTALY0005 Lithuania Žuvinto ežeras ir Buktos miškas Map
LV0510700 Latvia Greblukalns Map
PLH320025 Poland Dolina Piławy Map
LTKEL0014 Lithuania Juodlės miškas Map
PLH060013 Poland Ostoja Poleska Map
PLH320013 Poland Ostoja Goleniowska Map
PLH220086 Poland Szumleś Map
LTSVE0036 Lithuania Kretuonykščio ežeras ir apyežeris Map
LTZARB005 Lithuania Sartų regioninis parkas Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Bred Vandkalv Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Bredbrämad dykare Swedish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Brede geelgerande watertor Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Breitrand German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Ditisco maggiore Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Grand Dytique French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
plata airvabole Latvian Latvian NRC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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