Metadromius arabicus Mateu, 1979

Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud S., Elgharbawy, Ali A., Rasool, Iftekhar, Nagel, Peter & Aldhafer, Hathal M., 2019, The Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Shada Al-A'Ala Nature Reserve, Southwestern Saudi Arabia, with description of a new species of Paussinae, ZooKeys 812, pp. 93-131: 107

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.812.30937

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F105E9A6-A4F8-4220-9E17-98923FC6535F

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Metadromius arabicus Mateu, 1979
status

 

Metadromius arabicus Mateu, 1979  

Material examined.

825 m: 13.XI.2015, LT, 2♂, 4♀; 15.XI.2015, LT, 5♂, 3♀. 851 m: 14.XI.2015, LT, 1♂; 15.XI.2015, LT, 2♂, 2♀. 892 m: 16.X.2015, LT, 1♂; 17.X.2014, LT, 6♀; 15.XI.2015, LT, 1♂, 1♀. 1,225 m: 02.III.2015, LT, 1♂, 1♀; 02.IX.2015, LT, 2♀; 17.X.2014, LT, 1♂, 2♀; 15.XI.2015, LT, 1♀. 1,325 m: 27.I.2015, LT, 1♀; 02.III.2015, LT, 1♂; 02.IX.2015, LT, 2♂, 1♀; 17.X.2014, LT, 1♂, 1♀; 14.XI.2015, LT, 3♂, 5♀. 1,474 m: 15.II.2014, LT, 1♂, 2♀; 02.IX.2015, LT, 38♂, 52♀; 17.X.2014, LT, 3♂, 2♀. 1562 m: 03.XI.2013, HP, 1♀. 1,563 m: 21.IV.2014, LT, 2♂, 4♀; 02.IX.2015, LT., 51♂, 71♀; 17.X.2014, LT, 3♂, 6♀; 14.XI.2015, LT, 2♂; 18.XI.2015, LT, 2♀. 1,611 m: 27.I.2015, LT, 1♂; 02.IX.2015, LT, 122♂, 146♀; 17.X.2014, LT, 4♂, 2♀. 1,666 m: 02.III.2015, LT, 3♂, 5♀; 05.V.2015, LT, 2♀; 02.IX.2015, LT, 21♂, 29♀.

General distribution and zoogeography.

AE, IR, SA. This range exemplifies SAR realm.

Published records.

Asir and Baha ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2018; Rasool et al. 2018b), Riyadh ( Mateu 1979).

Remarks.

An abundant species that was collected during all four seasons with most specimens caught during late summer (September). The adults of this species were only collected using light traps. Iftekhar Rasool, Mahmoud Abdel-Dayem and Ron Felix identified this species.