Myriochila melancholica (Fabricius 1798)

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: 99

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

Myriochila melancholica (Fabricius 1798)
status

 

Myriochila melancholica (Fabricius 1798)  

Material examined.

1,325 m: 21.IV.2014, LT, 1♂. 1,474 m: 23.VIII.2014, LT, 1♀.

General distribution and zoogeography.

AE, AF, AL, AM, AO, AZ, BF, BH, BJ, BW, CD, CF, CG, CI, CM, CN, CV, CY, CZ, DZ, EG, ER, ES, ET, FR, GA, GE, GH, GM, GN, GQ, GR, GW, IL, IN, IQ, IR, IT, JO, KE, KG, KZ, LB, LY, MA, MG, MW, MZ, NA, NG, NP, OM, PK, PT, QA, SA, SC, SD, SL, SN, SO, ST, SY, TD, TG, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TZ, UZ, YE, ZA, ZM, ZW. This range exemplifies AFR_MAD_ORR_PAL_SAR.

Published records.

Asir ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2018), Jizan and Najran (Britton 1948), Riyadh ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2017). New record for Baha Province.

Remarks.

A rare species. The two specimens were collected during summer and spring by light trapping in Acacia   thorn woodlands. Mahmoud Abdel-Dayem identified this species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Myriochila