Oxypoda (Oxypoda) longipes

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: 120-121

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Oxypoda (Oxypoda) longipes


Oxypoda (Oxypoda) longipes   MULSANT & REY, 1861

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Armenia: 1♂, 1♀, mountain range W Gavar , 40°21'N, 45°01'E, 2330 m, grassy slope, litter and roots sifted, 26. VI.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, mountain range W Gavar , 40°20'N, 44°57'E, 2700 m, debris near snow field and moist litter on slope sifted, 26. VI.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 2♂♂, 2♀♀, 1 ex., Vardenis mountain range SE Vardenis, 40°05'N, 45°49'E, 2330 m, stream valley with Salix, litter and roots beneath Salix sifted, 27. VI.2017, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, Vardenis mountain range SE Vardenis, 40°03'N, 45°46'E, 2730 m, slope below snowfields, stream bank, debris sifted, 27. VI.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, SW Gavar , 40°15'N, 45°02'E, 2570 m, stream valley, moist litter and roots near stream sifted, 4.VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: The trans-Palaearctic distribution of this nidicolous species ranges from West Europe to East Siberia. The above material represents the first records from Armenia.


Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute