Stenus depressiusculus L. Benick, 1933

Janák, Jiří, 2022, Four new species and additional records of the genus Stenus of southern Africa (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Steninae), Zootaxa 5174 (4), pp. 331-356 : 338

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5174.4.2

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6986698

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scientific name

Stenus depressiusculus L. Benick, 1933
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Stenus depressiusculus L. Benick, 1933

Type locality. South Africa, Western Cape Province, Cape Town, Rondebosch .

Material examined. SOUTH AFRICA: Western Cape: 3 ♂, 3 ♀: Table Mts. NP , Cape Peninsula, Olifantsbos , 34°15.3’S, 18°23.1’E, 11.x.2013, J. Janák lgt. ( TMSA, JJRC) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. The species is hitherto recorded only from Cape Peninsula (Western Cape province).

Remark. The new record is the first record after at least 80 years, the specimens were collected by treading in wetland in low fynbos in October 2013 ( Fig. 71 View FIGURES 67–72 ). Eight years latter (October 2021) the record was not repeated, but three different Stenus species were collected in this locality ( S. hessei , S. capicola , S. cf. grandipennis ).

TMSA

Transvaal Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Stenus