Oxypoda (Sphenoma) abdominalis

Assing, Volker, 2018, Three new species of Oxypoda from Spain, Armenia, and Ukraine with notes on the fauna of Armenia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 50 (1), pp. 111-127: 123

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Oxypoda (Sphenoma) abdominalis


Oxypoda (Sphenoma) abdominalis   (MANNERHEIM, 1830)

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Armenia: 1♂,N Yerevan, W Hrazdan, 40°31'N, 44°31'E, 2020 m, grassy slope with scattered oak, litter and roots sifted, 25.VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, WSW Kapan , S Meghri Pass, 39°06'N, 46°11'E. 2310 m, oak forest near tree line, oak litter sifted, 6.VII.2016, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, 20 km Kapan , W Tsav, 39°03'N, 46°26'E, 1170 m, stream valley, litter and flood debris near stream sifted, 9.VII.2016, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: This widespread and common trans-Palaearctic species was previously unknown from Armenia.