Quedius (Microsaurus) equus Smetana, 2014

Salnitska, Maria & Solodovnikov, Alexey, 2018, Revision of the Quedius fauna of Middle Asia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Staphylininae), Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 2, pp. 117-159: 128

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Quedius (Microsaurus) equus Smetana, 2014


Quedius (Microsaurus) equus Smetana, 2014  figs 1, 4 G–N in Salnitska and Solodovnikov 2018


Quedius equus  distinctly differs from all other species of the mutilatus  -group by the deep apical incision of the paramere and by low number (1-3) of sensory peg setae on its underside arranged in lateral longitudinal rows.


Quedius equus  is known from north-east Terskey-Alatoo Mountains in Kazakhstan and from Xinjiang province of China. Presumably it has a broader continuous distribution in this area.