Alphitobius laevigatus (Fabricius, 1781)

Schawaller, Wolfgang & Grimm, Roland, 2014, The genus Alphitobius Stephens (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Alphitobiini) in Africa and adjacent islands, ZooKeys 415, pp. 169-190: 178

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.415.6676

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:23D45EAE-2FBE-42D2-9BA6-E3775704C29D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/58494932-5731-4B1D-D665-CCD378E1D547

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scientific name

Alphitobius laevigatus (Fabricius, 1781)
status

 

Alphitobius laevigatus (Fabricius, 1781)  Figs 14, 26

Opatrum laevigatus  Fabricius, 1781

Tenebrio mauritanicus  Fabricius, 1792, syn.

Helops picipes  Panzer, 1794, syn.

Helops piceus  Olivier, 1795, syn.

Alphitobius granivorus  Mulsant & Godart, 1868, syn.

Cataphronetis striatulus  Fairmaire, 1869, syn.

Microphyes rufipes  MacLeay, 1873, syn.

Alphitobius ruficolor  Pic, 1925, syn.

New material.

Somalia, Eil (Nogal), III./IV.1938, leg. S. Venzo, 1 ex. TMSA. - Niger, Maradi, 5.-7.VIII.1981, leg. R. Grimm, 1 ex. CRG. - Niger, Niamey, 9. -14.VIII.1989, leg. R. Grimm, 2 ex CRG. - Ghana, Ashanti Region, Kumasi, Nhiasu, 16.V.1967, leg. S. Endrödy-Younga, 1 ex. TMSA. - Cameroon, Longji, 1905, leg. H. Paschen, 1 ex. MNB. - Cameroon, Sasse-Buea, IV.-V.1951, collector unknown, 1 ex. CRA. - Congo, Oubangui-Chari, no further data, leg. Škulina, 1 ex. NMP. - Kenya, no further data, leg. Škulina, 1 ex. NMP. - Tanzania, Daressalam, Pangani, about 1930, leg. R. Regner, 6 ex. MNB. - Tanzania, Pangani to Tanga, VI.1891, leg. Conradt, 2 ex. MNB. - Tanzania, Massa to Tanga, 14.VII.-6.VIII.1891, leg. Conradt, 3 ex. MNB. - Madagascar, Fianarantsoa Prov., Ranamafona, 29.XI.-2.XII.1995, leg. I. Jeniš, 1 ex. CRG. - Madagascar, Ambovombe Distr., Faux Camp, I.1956, leg. C. Koch, 2 ex. TMSA. - Namibia, Fish River Canyon, Ai-Ais, 250 m, 19.XI.1993, leg. M. Uhlig, 1 ex. MNB. - South Africa, Limpopo, Krüger NP, Skukuza, 29.I.1994, leg. S. Endrödy-Younga, 1 ex. TMSA. - South Africa, Limpopo, Krüger NP, Skukuza, 8.-22.XII.2009, leg. J. Harrison, 2 ex. TMSA. - South Africa, Limpopo, Krüger NP, Skukuza, VIII.1992, leg. L. Braack, 10 ex. TMSA. - South Africa, Gauteng, Pretoria, 28.XI.1999, leg. B. Dombrowsky, 1 ex. TMSA. - South Africa, Cape Town, 1965, leg. Dickson, 2 ex. TMSA.

Type locality.

"Noua Zelandia".

Distribution.

Cosmopolitan.