Metadromius arabicus Mateu, 1979

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: 352-353

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3798978

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Metadromius arabicus Mateu, 1979
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Metadromius arabicus Mateu, 1979  

Material examined. WMR: 1467 m: 23.II.2014, HP, 1 ♂, 2 ♀. GRNR: 1614 m: 21.II.2014, LT, 4 ♂   ; 24.II.2014, LT, 3 ♂, 7 ♀   ; 24.III.2014, LT, 6 ♂, 9 ♀   ; 20.X.2014, LT, 2 ♂   ; 17.XI.2015, HP, 1 ♂; 17.XI.2015, LT, 1 ♀   ; 12.XII.2014, LT, 1 ♂, 2 ♀   . 1772 m: 21.II.2014, LT, 5 ♂, 9 ♀   ; 04.III.2015, LT, 3 ♂, 1 ♀   ; 26.VIII.2014, LT, 3 ♂, 6 ♀   ; 20.X.2014, LT, 3 ♀   ; 18.XI.2015, LT, 2 ♂, 2 ♀   ; 12.XII.2014, LT, 1 ♀   , 1851 m: 21.II.2014, LT, 2 ♂, 4 ♀   ; 04.III.2015, LT, 5 ♂, 7 ♀   ; 06. VI.2014   , LT, 1 ♂; 20.X.2014, LT, 1 ♂, 1 ♀   ; 18.XI.2015, LT, 1 ♂, 3 ♀   ; 12.XII.2014, LT, 1 ♂, 3 ♀   . 1897 m: 04.III.2015, LT, 2 ♂   ; 26.IV.2014, LT, 1 ♂, 2 ♀   ; 26.VIII.2014, LT, 1 ♀   ; 20.X.2014, LT, 1 ♂, 3 ♀   ; 18.XI.2015, LT, 1 ♂, 1 ♀   ; 12.XII.2014, LT, 2 ♂   . 2285 m: 04.III.2015, LT, 1 ♀   ; 20.X.2014, LT, 2 ♂, 1 ♀   ; 12.XII.2014, LT, 1 ♂   . 2387 m: 04.III.2015, LT, 1 ♂, 1 ♀   ; 20.X.2014, LT, 4 ♂, 2 ♀   ; 18.XI.2015, LT, 1 ♂   . 2578 m: 18.XI.2015, LT, 1 ♀   .

Distribution. SAR species is known from Arabian Peninsula (AE, SA) and IR.

Life forms and Remarks. ZS(C)LC species. The species was described from Riyadh Province, and was subsequently reported by Rasool et al. (2018b) from Asir and Baha. The adults were collected at different altitudes (1476–2578 m) and from several vegetation communities including Acacia   at bottom of GRNR, Opuntia ficusindica   , Olea europaea   , and African pencil cedar forest s of GRNR.

LT

Université de Montréal

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute