Afrotarus soudaensis Rasool, Felix & Abdel-Dayem, 2017

Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud S., Rasool, Iftekhar, Elgharbawy, Ali A., Nagel, Peter & Aldhafer, Hathal M., 2018, Faunistic inventory and zoogeographical analysis of the ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) of Garf Raydah Nature Reserve, Southwestern of Saudi Arabia, and description of a new species of Paussinae, Zootaxa 4514 (3), pp. 341-371: 350

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4514.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8F3F3680-5950-4FAB-B8DC-455FAC27535A

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3798960

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Afrotarus soudaensis Rasool, Felix & Abdel-Dayem, 2017
status

 

Afrotarus soudaensis Rasool, Felix & Abdel-Dayem, 2017  

Material examined. GRNR: 2409 m: 4.XI.2013, HP, 1 ♀   ; 21.II.2014, HP, 1 ♀; 22.II.2014, HP, 3 ♂, 3 ♀; 26.IV.2014, HP, 2 ♀; 16.IV.2014, HP, 1 ♂. 2761 m: 11.XII.2014, PT, 2 ♀; 02.IV.2017, HP, 1 ex. AZV: 2591 m: 14.XI.2012, HP, 4 ♂, 4 ♀   .

Distribution: END_SA, only known from the SA type locality of the southwestern Arabian Peninsula.

Life forms and Remarks. ZPLD species. Al Soudah Mountain ( Wadi Gouze and GRNR) (2363–2820 m.a.s.l.)   at Asir Province, where the holotype and paratypes were collected ( Rasool et al. 2017). The adults were collected under stones in the African pencil cedar forests at different altitudes (2409–2761 m)   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Afrotarus