Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Recent study by Fery and Ribera (1)
, transferred species to these genera: Leconectes, Nectoboreus
10 spp. Of these there are 3 North American spp., including 1 holarctic (B. griseostriatus
The members of the genus can be distinguished by features of the metasternum and male external characters (protarsi)(3)
Nearctic species are: B. griseostriatus, B. spenceri, B. expositus
Angus, R.B. 2010. Boreonectes gen. n., a new genus of Stictotarsus griseostriatus (De Geer) group of sibling species (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), with additional karyosystematic data on the group. Comp. Cytogenet. 4: 123-131.