Microlestes glabrellus (Reitter, 1901)

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: 353

publication ID

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3799008

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scientific name

Microlestes glabrellus (Reitter, 1901)
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Microlestes glabrellus (Reitter, 1901)  

Material examined. WMR: 1150 m: 16.IV.2016, LT, 1 ♂, 1 ♀   . GRNR: 1614 m: 30. I.2015, LT, 1 ♀   ; 04.III.2015, LT, 1 ♀; 26.VIII.2014, LT, 1 ♂. 1772 m: 26.VIII.2014, LT, 1 ♂. 1897 m: 31.VII.2014, LT, 1 ♀.

Distribution. AFR species has discontinuous distribution in the tropical Africa north to equator (ET, MR, NE, SN, SO, TD), northeastern Africa (EG) and southwestern Arabian Peninsula (SA, YE).

Life forms and Remarks. ZS(C)LC species. The species was previously reported from Asir and Makkah in KSA ( Mateu, 1986; Rasool et al. 2018b). Adults were collected from altitudes of 1150 m. (at foot of GRNR) to 1897 m (GRNR).