Polyphaga aegyptiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hristov, Georgi H. & Chobanov, Dragan P., 2016, An annotated checklist and key to the Bulgarian cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattodea), Zootaxa 4154 (4), pp. 351-388: 359

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4154.4.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:33CD74C3-E083-4F09-B4B0-A176F8D1BF75

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FAF143-BA6D-FFAC-FF36-3B4CF6A5FD53

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Polyphaga aegyptiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Polyphaga aegyptiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Figures 31, 32 View FIGURES 31 – 40 , 53 View FIGURES 41 – 53

Polyphaga aegiptica (Linn.)   : 1. Drenski 1939: 10.

Polyphaga aegyptiaca (Linn.)   : 2. Bey-Bienko 1950: 292 • 3. Harz & Kaltenbach 1976: 177, 178 • 4. Popov, Ganev 1983: 67.

Distribution in Bulgaria ( Fig. 80 View FIGURE 80 ): To date the species is recorded only in the region of Sandanski-Petrich kettle (SW Bulgaria), but its occurrence in the warmest parts of southeastern Bulgaria (Eastern Rhodope Mts. and Sakar Mt.) is not excluded. Inhabits xerothermic grass-shrub habitats on sandy and rocky soils; in daytime usually hides in soil burrows and cracks or land holes.

Studied material. 42 specimens (13 adults, 29 nymphs) and 3 oothecae.

General distribution. The distribution range of the species covers the entire Mediterranean region , the southern parts of Europe and Southwestern Asia, in the east reaching Iran.  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Blattodea

Family

Corydiidae

Genus

Polyphaga

Loc

Polyphaga aegyptiaca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Hristov, Georgi H. & Chobanov, Dragan P. 2016
2016
Loc

Polyphaga aegyptiaca

Popov 1983: 67
Harz 1976: 177
Bey-Bienko 1950: 292
1950
Loc

Polyphaga aegiptica

Drenski 1939: 10
1939