Cephalota (Taenidia) zarudniana vartianorum (Mandl, 1967)

Matalin, Andrey V. & Chikatunov, Vladimir I., 2016, The tiger beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Cicindelinae) of Israel and adjacent lands, ZooKeys 578, pp. 115-160: 119

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.578.7383

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scientific name

Cephalota (Taenidia) zarudniana vartianorum (Mandl, 1967)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Coleoptera Carabidae

Cephalota (Taenidia) zarudniana vartianorum (Mandl, 1967) 

General distribution.

Asia Israel, Syria, Iran, Iraq.

References.

Israel - Naviaux 1983: 78; Valdenberg 1983: 43 (as Cicindela jarudniana vartinorum  ), 45 (as Cicindela jorudniana  ), 1985: 37 (as Cicindela jarudniana  ); Nussbaum 1987: 9, 13 (as Cicindela jarudniana  ); Wiesner 1992: 177; Puchkov and Matalin 2003: 103; Chikatunov et al. 2006: 293 (as Cephalota deserticola  ); Ptashkovsky 2009: 8-9 (as Cephalota deserticola  ).

Distribution

(Fig. 4). Israel (including State of Palestine), Dead Sea Area: Yeriho, 24.IV.1927, leg. O. Theodor 1♂; 'Enot Zuqim, 1.II.1994, and 13.III.1994, leg. V. Chikatunov 1♂ 2♀♀; Qalya, 6.V.1980, leg. A. Valdenberg 2♂♂ 3♀♀; Ne`ot HaKikkar, 7.V.1980, leg. A. Valdenberg 4♂♂; 28.IV.1984, leg. E. Shney-Dor 2♀♀; 19.IV.1999, leg. I. Yarom & V. Kravchenko 1♂1♀ (all TAU), 7.V.1980, leg. R. Naviaux 1♀; V.1990, leg. Orbach 1♂1♀ (both cJW).

Comments.

References to Cephalota zarudniana vartianorum  (Mandl, 1967) as Cephalota deserticola  (Faldermann, 1836) ( Chikatunov et al. 2006; Ptashkovsky 2009) were based on two mis-identified males from Qalya by K. Mandl. According to Franzen and Wiesner (1998) Cephalota deserticola  is distributed in the western part of Central Asia, as well as in Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia and north-eastern Turkey.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Cephalota