Medon dilutus cephalus KOCH 1938

Assing, V., 2010, A revision of Palaearctic Medon. VIII. A new species from Nepal and additional records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 42 (1), pp. 489-498 : 491

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5332281

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5409462

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0A172832-FFAC-E339-FF1E-5340A43BFC6A

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scientific name

Medon dilutus cephalus KOCH 1938
status

 

Medon dilutus cephalus KOCH 1938  

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Spain: M u r c i a: 2 exs., Calasparra , Cueva de la Sierra del Puerto, 27.III.1986, leg. Lencina (cAss, cLen)   ; 3 exs., same data, but 16.II.1987, leg. Lencina & Díaz (cAss)   ; 17 exs., Abarán , Cueva de la Maraña - Yeso, 11.& 18.XII.1994, leg. Lencina (cLen, cAss)   ; 1 ex., Lorca , Zarcilla, 903 m, flight intercept trap, V.2009, leg. Gallego (cAss)   ; 1 ex., Jumilla , Sierra del Carche, flight intercept trap, 9.VIII.-13.IX. 2008, leg. Lencina (cAss)   ; 1 ex., Caravaca , El Gavilan, 864 m, flight intercept trap, V.2009, leg. Gallego (cAss)   .

C o m m e n t: Previously examined material of this Atlanto-Mediterranean subspecies was mainly sifted from deep layers of leaf litter, with few records also from caves or subterranean traps ( ASSING 2006, 2007c, 2009). The above records suggest that it is apparently a regular in caves. Three specimens were collected on the wing in flight intercept traps in May and August/September.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Medon