Oxypoda (Mycetodrepa) formosa, Kraatz, 1856

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: 125

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Oxypoda (Mycetodrepa) formosa


Oxypoda (Mycetodrepa) formosa   KRAATZ, 1856

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Armenia: 1♂, E Dilijan, road Ttujur - Berd 40°44'N, 45°18'E, 1930 m, slope with beech and bushes, litter, roots, and mushrooms sifted, 30.VI.2017, leg. Assing (cAss).

C o m m e n t: The previously known distribution of O. formosa   ranges from West Europe and Northwest Africa eastwards to Azerbaijan. The above male represents the first record from Armenia.