Drypta (Drypta) thoracica Boheman, 1848

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: 242-243

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Drypta (Drypta) thoracica Boheman, 1848
status

 

* Drypta (Drypta) thoracica Boheman, 1848  

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 2) Bié.

Material examined. Chitembo (18 km SE) (13° 36´ 17.53´´ S, 16° 54´ 00.44´´ E, 1538 m alt., 302) (BIÉ), 1.IV.2014, 1♂, LT, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. A species with a scattered distribution throughout western, central, southern and eastern Africa ( Guinea, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, D. R. of the Congo, South Africa R., Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya) ( Basilewsky 1960b, Insectoid.info 2017). The single male was collected by light trapping within an open secondary forest together with P. pseudocrenulatus   . It is a new species record for Angola. Dendrocellus Schmidt-Göbel, 1846  

A genus considered a synonymous of Desera Dejean 1825   by Lorenz (2005). However , it was reestablished before as a valid genus by Liang et al. (2004). There are three species known from Angola ( Liang & Kavanaugh 2007, Serrano 2008‒2009).  

ASC

Northern Arizona University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Drypta