Merizomena buettikeri ( Mateu, 1986 )

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

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.3798986

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03811B61-FF82-FF85-A5BC-FEF8FBFDF90B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Merizomena buettikeri ( Mateu, 1986 )
status

 

Merizomena buettikeri ( Mateu, 1986)  

Material examined. WMR: 1150 m: 04.IV.2017, LT, 2 exs. GRNR   : 1614 m: 24.III.2014, LT, 1 ♂; 23.VIII.2014, LT, 1 ♀   . 1851 m: 26.IV.2014, ( LT), 1 ♂   .

Distribution. A END_ SA species.

Life forms and Remarks. ZPLD species. This species was described as Glycia (Merizomena) buettikeri   based on two male specimens collected by W. Büttiker from Madinah and Najran provinces in 1979 and 1980, respectively. Additional records have been reported from Riyadh Province ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2017). This is the first record from Asir Province for the species, and the adult specimens were collected from Opuntia ficus-indica   communities of GRNR and from Acacia   communities at the bottom of GRNR.

LT

Université de Montréal

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Merizomena