Abacetus (s. str.) distinctus Chaudoir, 1878

Serrano, Artur R. M., Capela, Rúben A. & Santos, Carmen Van-Dúnem Neto, 2017, Biodiversity and notes on carabid beetles from Angola with description of new taxa (Coleoptera: Carabidae), Zootaxa 4353 (2), pp. 201-256: 210

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4353.2.1

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scientific name

Abacetus (s. str.) distinctus Chaudoir, 1878
status

 

Abacetus (s. str.) distinctus Chaudoir, 1878  

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 1) Lunda Norte, Moxico; 2) Kwanza Sul.

Material examined. Alto Ventura (Faz. Monte Café) (Calulo) (9° 59´ 15´´ S, 14° 50´ 12´´ E, 1086 m alt., 128) (KWANZA SUL), 30. XI.2015, 2 ♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   ; Calulo (Faz. Klein) (10° 02´ 14´´ S, 14° 54´ 38´´ E, 1059 m alt., 147) (KWANZA SUL), 3. XII.2015, 1 ♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   ; Calulo-Cabuta (9° 53´ 59´´ S, 14° 54´ 26´´ E, 831 m alt., 128) (KWANZA SUL), 29.XI ‒6. XII.2015, 6 ♂, 2♀, PF, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. A species widespread throughout Angola, D. R. of the Congo, Zimbabwe and South Africa ( Straneo 1958, 1959). Adults were found in activity within the litter of secondary rainforests together with adults of some tiger and ground beetles [e.g. Dromica   ( Foveodromica   ) sp., Hipparidium interruptum (Fabricius, 1775)   , Abacetus optimus Péringuey, 1904   , Disphericus tarsalis Bates, 1886   , Craspedophorus magnicollis discrepans Basilewsky, 1987   , Galerita procera capelai   ssp. n.] and collected also by pitfall trapping in the same habitats. It is a new record for the Kwanza Sul Province.

ASC

Northern Arizona University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Abacetus