Pedilus tristis Semenov, 1893

Telnov, Dmitry & Ghahari, Hassan, 2018, An annotated checklist of the Anthicidae and pediline Pyrochroidae (Insecta: Coleoptera) of Iran, with thirteen new country records, Zootaxa 4497 (4), pp. 451-491: 454

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4497.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B245009B-9427-49AF-B678-724F0DE69EE2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C12564-FFCD-FFED-FF1F-D48FF668F918

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scientific name

Pedilus tristis Semenov, 1893
status

 

Pedilus tristis Semenov, 1893 

= pallidipennis var. lateobscurus Pic, 1903 

Published data. Iran ( Pic 1903, Persia; Pic 1911b, checklist; Winkler 1927, Persia, as Pedilus tristis  a. lateobscurus, checklist; Pollock & Young 2008, checklist).

Comments. No exact locality information in Iran known for this species. Recent material from Iran was not available for this study.

Chorotype. Сentralasiatic (5.03 СAS).

Pedilus  sp.

Published data. Nikbakhtzadeh & Tirgari (2002: Hamedan). 

Comments. This taxon is mentioned among members of “ Pedilidae  ” together with Eurygenius  sp. (see comment below), and is depicted on page 60. We herewith confirm the depicted specimen as a member of Pedilus  (in a group of Сentral Asian species with red pronota), but it is impossible to recognize the species on basis of the photograph.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Pyrochroidae

Genus

Pedilus