Oxypoda (Oxypoda) ignorata, Zerche, 1996

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: 121-122

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Oxypoda (Oxypoda) ignorata


Oxypoda (Oxypoda) ignorata   MULSANT & REY, 1861

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Armenia: 1♀, 3 exs., 20 km SSE Goris, Shurnukh , 39°22'N, 46°25'E, 1720 m, Quercus and Carpinus forest, litter and dead wood sifted, 5.VII.2016, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 2 exs., 25 km SW Kapan, 39°04'N, 46°16'E, 2150 m, near stream, litter of Salix and debris sifted, 10.VII.2016, leg. M. Schülke ( 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   ; 2♀♀, NE Sevan Lake , Karmir pass, 40°34'N, 45°18'E, 2150 m, debris, grass, and roots beneath scattered Sorbus sifted, 30. VI.20176, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, 2♀♀, 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   ; 1♂, pass N Goris , 39°35'N, 46°20'E, 2110 m, grassy slope with stones, small straw heap sifted, 9.VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, 2 exs., 30 km NW Sisian, Mt. Karkar , 39°47'N, 45°57'E, 2990 m, straw manure sifted, 11.VII.2017, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., N Vanadzor, S Pushkin pass, 40°54'N, 44°26'E, 1780 m, forest margin with Quercus, Fagus, Sorbus, etc., litter and roots near small stream sifted, 1.VII.2017, leg. Schülke ( MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., SW Gavar , 40°15'1N, 45°10'E, 2170 m, N-slope with scattered bushes, litter and roots roots sifted, 2.VII.2017, leg. Schülke ( MNB) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: The previously known distribution of O. ignorata   ranged from Central Europe to the Middle East. The above specimens represent the first records from Armenia.


Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute