Medon semiobscurus (FAUVEL, 1875)

Assing, Volker, 2018, A revision of Medon. XI. Five new species, additional records, and the first confirmed records from the Oriental region (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae), Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology (Beitr. Entomol.) 68 (1), pp. 69-81: 75

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.21248/contrib.entomol.68.1.069-081

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:219B62F1-B798-4121-B4A2-92A7BCD2B952

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4755244

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1E50F430-F127-FFCC-FF22-9F625BA141F7

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Medon semiobscurus (FAUVEL, 1875)
status

 

Medon semiobscurus (FAUVEL, 1875)  

Material examined: Syria: 6 exs., Latakia province, 5 km S Kasab , pine forest, sifted, 5.VI.2010, leg. Kotán et al. ( HNHM, cAss)   . Lebanon: 1 , Rayfoun , ca. 33°58'N, 35°42'E, mixed oak forest, ca. 990 m, pitfall trap, 28.II.-5. III.2017, leg. Reuter (cFel) GoogleMaps   . Jordan: 4 exs., Irbid, Zubia, env. Zubia Cave , 32°26'N, 35°45'E, 840 m, sifted from oak leaf litter, 2.III.2014, leg. Hetzel (cFel) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., same data, but 32°26'N, 35°46'E (cFel) GoogleMaps   .

Comment: The above specimens from Syria are macropterous, dark-coloured, and have the head and pronotum distinctly microsculptured.

HNHM

Hungarian Natural History Museum (Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Medon