Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) catoirei (Dejean, 1825),

Ullah, Mishkat, Naeem, Muhammad, Mahmood, Khalid & Rafi, Muhammad Ather, 2017, Faunistic studies of the tribe Brachinini (Carabidae: Coleoptera) from northern Pakistan, Zootaxa 4232 (2), pp. 173-184: 179-180

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4232.2.2

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Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) catoirei (Dejean, 1825)
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Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) catoirei (Dejean, 1825) 

Pheropsophus kabulensis Jedlicka, 1964  [unav.] ( Anichtchenko 2016; Lorenz 2016)

Material examined. Islamabad Capital Territory, Islamabad , 1 ♀, 17.x.1981, 1 ♀, 01.xi.1981, 5 ♂, 24.xi.1982, 2 ♂, 13.iii.1983, 1 ♀, 16.iii.1984, Anonymous, 1 ♀, 22.vi.1987, L.A. Abro, 1 ♀, 10.ix.2013, Fida; Islamabad, G-9/2 Graveyard, 1♀, 05.iv.2014, Mishkat; Islamabad  , PMNH (pitfall traps), 3 ♀, 10.iv.2014, 1 ♀, 11.iv.2014, 2 ♀, 12.iv.2014, 3♀, 14.iv.2014, 3 ♀ &1 ♂, 15.iv.2014, 1 ♀ &1 ♂, 16.iv.2014, 2 ♀, 18.iv.2014, 1 ♀, 20.iv.2014, 3 ♀ & 3 ♂, 21.iv.2014, 2 ♀, 23.iv.2014, 2 ♀ & 1 ♂, 25.iv.2014, 4 ♀ & 1♂, 29.iv.2014, Mishkat; Islamabad, NARC (pitfall traps), 26 ♀ &28 ♂, 28.iv.2014, 9 ♀ & 5 ♂, 30.iv.2014, 6 ♀ & 2 ♂, 02.v.2014; Islamabad, Quaid-i-Azam University, Village Rumli, 1 ♀ & 4 ♂, 21.iii.2015 Mishkat (PMNH). Islamabad , NARC, 1 ♂, 23.vi.2006, Falak Naz; Islamabad, 1 ♂, 22.ii.2007, Anjam ( NIM)  . Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dir, 1 ♀, 22.vii.1987, Dr. Afzal; Swat, Miandam , 1 ♂, 07.viii.1989, L.A. Abro, 2 ♂, 31.viii.2015, Mishkat ; Swat , Mingora , Fizagut , 2 ♀, 31-viii-2015, Mishkat ; Swat , Marghuzar , 2 ♀ & 2 ♂, 01.ix.2015, Mishkat ; Swat , Manglore , 10 ♀ & 9 ♂, 02.ix.2015, Mishkat ; Chitral , Khanis-Fir , 2 ♀, 23.viii.2015, Mishkat ; Chitral , Buni , 9 ♀ & 5 ♂, 24.viii.2015, Mishkat ; Chitral , Mastuj , 3 ♂, 24.viii.2015, Mishkat ; Chitral , Barir Valley , 2 ♂, 25.viii.2015, Mishkat ; Chitral , Barir Valley , Guru village , 4 ♂, 25.viii.2015, Mishkat ; Chitral , Shishi , Tar Shishikoh , 2 ♀ & 4 ♂, 26.viii.2015, Mishkat ; Chitral , Ashtromshishkoh , 1 ♀, 26.viii.2015, Mishkat ( PMNH)  ; Chitral, Chashma, 2 ♀, 20.vi.2012, Dr. Ather Rafi; Mansehra , Tarnain , 1 ♂, 25.iv.2014, Sidra Khursheed , 1 ♂, 16.v.2014, Nadia Shah ( NIM)  . Punjab, Khushab, Uchali Lake, 1 ♀, 3-7. viii.2007, M. Abbas; Layyah , Chak No. 127, 1 ♂, 05.viii.2010, Adnan Bodhla ; Attock , Akhori , 1 ♀ & 1♂, 29.v.2014; Choa Sadian Shah , Rakhoch , 1 ♀, 31.v.2014; Rawalpindi  , Ayub Park , 4 ♀ & 2 ♂, 20.iii.2015, Mishkat ( PMNH)  . Rawalpindi  , 1 ♂, 23.viii.2006, Asad; Chakwal, Dhok Taalian Dam , 3 ♀ & 2 ♂, 08.vi.2009 Asad Ali ( NIM)  . Gilgit-Baltistan, Ghizer, Gahkuch , 1 ♀ & 1 ♂, 05.ix.2014, Mishkat ( PMNH)  . Chilas (Light trap), 1 ♀, 07.vi.2007, Anonymous; Dassu , (10 km ahead), 2 ♀, 08.vi.2007, Amjad , 1 ♂, 08.vi.2007, Amir Sultan , 1 ♀, 08.vi.2007, A. Zia ( NIM)  . Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Rawalakot , date unknown, Afshan ( NIM)  ; Muzaffarabad, Hattiyan Dupata, 2 ♀ & 4 ♂, 25.iv.2016, Mishkat ; Kahori , Neelum Valley , 4 ♂, 25.iv.2016, Mishkat ( PMNH)  .

Measurements. Male (n=15): TL= 14.36 mm, HW= 2.74 mm, PL= 2.89 mm, PW= 3.04 mm, EL= 8.39 mm, EW= 2.68 mm. Ratios PL/PW= 0.95, HW/PW= 0.90 and EL/EW= 3.13

Female (n=15): TL= 15.82 mm, HW= 2.97 mm, PL= 3.13 mm, PW= 3.32mm, EL= 9.22 mm, EW= 2.87 mm. Ratios PL/PW= 0.94, HW/PW= 0.89 and EL/EW= 3.21

Diagnosis. Head and pronotum completely reddish brown. Head posterior part and pronotum with few scattered punctures. Elytra black, humeral mark yellow and rounded, median transverse band round near elytral suture and narrow towards epipleuron. Epipleuron black except where median transverse band touches. Apical band more or less uniform from 1st to 8th elytral striae. Legs yellow with tarsus reddish brown.

Comments. P. (S.) catoirei  is quite similar to P. (S.) lissoderus Chaudoir, 1850  with respect to coloration of head, antenna, pronotum, elytra and ventral side of body, and differs from this last species in having head and pronotum smooth, pronotal bead black, elytra median transverse band with serrated margins and elytral epipleuron completely black, apical end of femur black.

Distribution. This species is widely distributed in northern Pakistan from Layyah to Ghizer. Previously, it was reported from Gilgit ( Mandl 1964), Afghanistan, Bhutan, India and Nepal ( Anichtchenko 2016).

NIM

Museum d'histoire naturelle de N�mes

PMNH

Peabody Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Pheropsophus

Loc

Pheropsophus (Stenaptinus) catoirei (Dejean, 1825)

Ullah, Mishkat, Naeem, Muhammad, Mahmood, Khalid & Rafi, Muhammad Ather 2017
2017
Loc

Pheropsophus kabulensis

Jedlicka 1964
1964