Geostiba (Tropogastrosipalia) khnzoriani, Pace, 1983

Assing, Volker, 2018, A revision of Geostiba of the West Palaearctic region. XXVI. New species and additional records, primarily from the Caucasus region (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 50 (2), pp. 1033-1054: 1034-1035

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Geostiba (Tropogastrosipalia) khnzoriani


Geostiba (Tropogastrosipalia) khnzoriani   PACE, 1983 ( Map 1 View Map 1 )

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Armenia: 1♂, ca. 30 km W Kapan , 39°15'N, 46°08'E, 1680 m, river bank, litter and debris sifted, 11.VII.2018, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 2♀♀, 20 km SW Sisian, Darbas , 39°26'N, 46°07'E, 1680 m, margin of secondary deciduous forest, litter and soil sifted, 16.VII.2018, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: The previously known distribution of G. khnzoriani   was confined to South Armenia, from the environs of Goris in the north to the mountains south of Kapan in the south ( Map 1 View Map 1 ). The above records expand the known range further to the west.