Progonochaetus planicollis (Putzeys, 1880)

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: 349

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Progonochaetus planicollis (Putzeys, 1880)


Progonochaetus planicollis (Putzeys, 1880)  

Material examined. WMR: 1150 m: 16.IV.2016, LT   , 1 ♂; 01.IV.2017, HP, 1 ex. 1467 m: 23.II.2014, HP, 2 ♂, 1 ♀.

Distribution: AFR species, widely distributed throughout Africa (AN, BF, CD, CF, CG, CM, CV, DJ, ER, ET, GA, GH, GQ, GW, KE, ML, MZ, NA, NG, RW, SN, SO, TD, TZ, ZM, ZW) eastward to the southwestern Arabian Peninsula (SA, YE).

Life forms and Remarks. MGHT species. It is reported form Asir Province ( Basilewsky 1979). Adults of this species were collected in the Acacia   community at the bottom of GRNR.


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