Orthotrichus umtalianum ( Péringuey, 1904 ), Peringuey, 1904

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: 228

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Orthotrichus umtalianum ( Péringuey, 1904 )
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* Orthotrichus umtalianum ( Péringuey, 1904)  

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 2) Kwanza Sul, Malanje.

Material examined. Cambamba (Catoio-Quela) (09° 14´ 42´´ S, 17° 00´ 33´´ E, 1178 m alt., 115) (MALANJE), 20.XI.2015, 1♂, 1♀, 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), 1.XII.2015, 1♂, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. A species known from central, southern and part of eastern Africa (D. R. of the Congo, Souh Africa R., Burundi, Zimbabwe) ( Basilewsky 1950b, Insectoid.info 2017). Adults fit very well its description, including the aedeagus features ( Péringuey 1904, Basilewsky 1950b). Adult specimens were found within litter in an open secondary forest and in a secondary rainforest together with some other tiger and ground beetles (see S. vilhenai   and O. gilvipes   remarks for first and second localities, respectively). It is a new species record for Angola.

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