Dyschirius melancholicus Putzeys, 1867

Bousquet, Yves, 2012, Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico, ZooKeys 245, pp. 1-1722: 299-300

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.245.3416

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scientific name

Dyschirius melancholicus Putzeys, 1867
status

 

Dyschirius melancholicus Putzeys, 1867 

Dyschirius melancholicus  Putzeys, 1867b: 41. Type locality: «Daourie» (original citation). Holotype [by monotypy] probably in IRSN.

Dyschirius helleni  J. Müller, 1923: 78. Type locality: "Dudinka [Taimyr Autonomous Okrug, Russia]" (original citation). Lectotype, designated by Fedorenko (1996: 148), in MSNT. Synonymy established by Fedorenko (1990: 37). Etymology. The specific name was proposed for Wolter Hellén [1890-1979], curator at the Zo ological Museum of the University of Helsinki, excellent collector, and specialist on parasitic Hymenoptera  of the Finnish fauna.

Dyschirius norvegicus  Munster, 1923b: 249. Type locality: «Sørum i Våge (antagelig i Tromsdalen) ved Tromsø og Gorzzejok i Karasjok" (original citation), restricted to «Sörum, Vågå, Norway" by Lindroth (1961a: 153). Syntype(s) [4 originally cited] location unknown (possibly in ZMUO). Synonymy established, under the name Dyschirius helleni  Müller, by Hellén (1934: 52), confirmed by Fedorenko (1990: 37).

Dyschirius secretus  Fall, 1926a: 130. Type locality: "Anchorage, Alaska" (original citation). Holotype (♀) in MCZ [# 23854]. Synonymy established, under the name Dyschirius helleni  Müller, by Lindroth (1954b: 122).

Distribution.

This Holarctic species ranges from Scandinavia (Balkenohl 2003: 226) to the Hudson Bay in northeastern Manitoba (Garry 1993: 94, as Dyschirius nigricornis  ). Fossil remnants, dated between 10,800 and 20,530 years B.P., have been unearthed in central North Dakota (Ashworth and Schwert 1992: 260), northeastern Iowa (Schwert 1992: 76; Woodman et al. 1996: 17), and southeastern Iowa (Baker et al. 1986: 96).

Records.

CAN: MB, NT, NU, YT USA: AK - Holarctic

Note.

This species has long been known under the name Dyschirius nigricornis  Motschulsky, 1844 in the North American literature.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Dyschirius

Loc

Dyschirius melancholicus Putzeys, 1867

Bousquet, Yves 2012
2012
Loc

Hymenoptera

Linnaeus 1758
1758