Sphodrus leucophthalmus (Linné, 1758)

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: 355

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.3799014

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Sphodrus leucophthalmus (Linné, 1758)
status

 

Sphodrus leucophthalmus (Linné, 1758)  

Material examined. MKV: 2717 m: 19.II.2014, HP, 1 ♂.

Distribution. Sphodrus leucophthalmus   has PAL_ORR_SAR distributional range. It is widely distributed across Europe (AM, AT, BE, BG, BY, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GE, GR, HR, HU, IT, LV, NL, PL, PT, RO, RU, SE, SI, SK, UA), extending southward into North Africa (DZ, EG, LY, MA, TN), and southern and southwestern Asia (AE ( Gillett, 2009), AF, IN, IQ, SA, SY, TR, YE).

Life forms and Remarks. ZS(D)BT species. This species was reported from Baha Province by El-Hawagry et al. (2013) and the above records are new for Asir Province. The adult was collected under stones in the African pencil cedar forest at 2717 m in the immediate north village of Al-Makhad.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Sphodrus