Oxypoda (Oxypoda) vittata

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: 119

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Oxypoda (Oxypoda) vittata


Oxypoda (Oxypoda) vittata   MÄRKEL, 1942

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Armenia: 1♂, N Yerevan, NW Hrazdan , 40°34'N, 44°24'E, 2000 m, mixed deciduous forest margin, litter sifted, 28. VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, S Martuni, Sulema Pass , 39°58'N, 45°14'E, 2340 m, slope with small stream and scattered bushes, litter and roots near stream sifted, 29. VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, ca. 50 km NW Sisian, Jermuk , 39°50'N, 45°40'E, 2110 m, oak forest and forest margin, litter and roots sifted, 30. VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., 25 km S Kapan, N Gomarants Pass, 39°02'N, 46°22'E, 2050 m, oak forest with Acer, Carpinus , and fern undergrowth, litter and dead wood sifted, 7.VII.2016, leg. Schülke ( MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, N Vanadzor, N Pushkin pass, 40°55'N, 44°27'E, 1900 m, mixed forest (oak, pine, etc.), litter sifted, 1.VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 2♀♀, N Vanadzor, S Pushkin pass, 40°54'N, 44°26'E, 1880 m, N-slope with scattered bushes, debris and grass roots sifted, 1.VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, WSW Dilijan, Kalavan , 40°38'N, 45°06'E, 2100 m, forest at timber line with oak and birch, litter and large fungus on oak sifted, 5.VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 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. Schülke ( MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., 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. Schülke ( MNB) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: According to SCHÜLKE & SMETANA (2015), this widespread species was the sole representative of the genus recorded from Armenia prior to ASSING (2016).


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