Calodromius Reitter, 1905

Rasool, Iftekhar, Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud S., Felix, Ron F. F. L. & Aldhafer, Hathal M., 2018, The Dromiusina Bonelli, 1810 of southwestern Saudi Arabia with description of a new species (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini), ZooKeys 771, pp. 73-103: 73

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.771.24165

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scientific name

Calodromius Reitter, 1905
status

 

Calodromius Reitter, 1905 

Type species.

Carabus quadrinotatus  Panzer, 1799 (= Carabus spilotus  Illiger, 1798).

Calodromius  is poor in species among the subtribe Dromiusina  , with only eight species in the world ( Anichtchenko 2017), seven species of which are from the Palaearctic realm ( Kabak 2003). The genus Calodromius  can be identified among its related genera by combination of characters: antennomeres II shorter than III; pubescence starts from antennomeres IV; base of pronotum weakly incised towards hind angles; elytra broadened posteriorly; tarsomeres I of hind legs as long as last. Calodromius mayeti  (Bedel 1907) is the only representative of the genus from Arabian Peninsula, recorded from Madina, Saudi Arabia ( Mateu 1986).