Merizomena buettikeri (Mateu, 1986)

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

Merizomena buettikeri (Mateu, 1986)
status

 

Merizomena buettikeri (Mateu, 1986)  

Material examined.

825 m: 13.XI.2015, LT, 2♀; 15.XI.2015, LT, 20 exs. 851 m: 14.XI.2015, LT, 23 exs; 15.XI.2015, LT, 1♂, 2♀. 892 m: 13.XI.2015, LT, 1♀; 15.XI.2015, LT, 24 exs. 1,225 m: 17.X.2015, LT, 1♀; 12.XI.2015, LT, 1♂, 1♀; 14.XI.2015, LT, 1♂, 2♀;. 1611m: 23.VIII.2014, LT, 1♀.

General distribution and zoogeography.

SA. END_SA species.

Published records.

Asir and Riyadh ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2017, 2018), Madinah and Najran ( Mateu 1986). New record for Baha Province.

Remarks.

A common species with more individuals collected during autumn from Acacia   thorn woodlands and relatively few individuals during late summer from a Barbary fig shrub community. Iftekhar Rasool, Mahmoud Abdel-Dayem and Ron Felix identified this species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Merizomena