Brachinus crepitans (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: 346

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.3799030

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Brachinus crepitans (Linné, 1758)
status

 

Brachinus crepitans (Linné, 1758)  

Material examined. MGD: 2616 m: 24.II.2014, HP, 1 ♂.

Distribution. This species is a PAL_SAR element, widely distributed throughout Europe (AL, AM, AT, AZ, BA, BE, BG, BY, CH, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GE, GR, HR, HU, IE, IT, LT, LV, LU, ME, MK, MD, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR, UA, UZ), extending eastward to western Siberia (RU) and Central Asia (KG, KZ, TJ, TM), and southward to North Africa (DZ, TN), and southwestern Asia (CY, IQ, IR, LB, SA ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2017), SY).

Life forms and Remarks. ZS(C)LC species. It was reported to occur under stones at the edges of temporary freshwater pools in Rawdhat Khorim National Park at an altitude of 560 m ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2017). A new record for Asir Province, where the single male was found under a stone at the edge of a freshwater stream at an altitude of 2616 m   .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Brachinus