Bembidion niloticum Dejean, 1831

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: 362

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.3799070

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Bembidion niloticum Dejean, 1831
status

 

Bembidion niloticum Dejean, 1831  

Material examined. GRNR: 1614 m: 26.VIII.2014   , LT, 1 ♀. 1851 m: 26.VIII.2014   , LT, 2 ♂ & 1 ♀   .

Distribution. Species with ORR_PAL_SAR_SJP distributional range. This species is distributed in extreme northeastern Africa (EG) and extending eastward across southwestern and southern Asia (AE, AF, IL, IN, IQ, IR, JO, NP, OM, PK, SA, SY, TR, YE) to southeast and east Asia (CN, KH, KP, KR, JP, MM, PH, TW, VN) and northward from extreme southern and eastern Europe (BG, CY, GR, RU) and into the southern Caucasus (AM, AZ, GE) and central Asia (KG, KZ, TM, UZ).

Life forms and Remarks. ZS(C)SL species. Marggi et al. (2017) mentioned Arabia among the distribution range of this species without specifying any given country. However, Britton (1948) recorded this species from Jeddah (Makkah Province). The above specimens are new for Asir Province, where the adults were collected from the Opuntia ficus-indica   community at altitudes of 1614 and 1851 m.

LT

Université de Montréal

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Bembidion