Othius lapidicola,

Assing, Volker, 2018, A revision of Othiini. XX. Two new species of Othius, the first record of the genus from Myanmar, and additional records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 50 (1), pp. 25-40: 26-27

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3985221

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4330301

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/50607F34-FFE1-FF89-EFA1-FB9B14CAFB08

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Othius lapidicola
status

 

Othius lapidicola  MÄRKEL & KIESENWETTER, 1848

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Russia: 1♀, Arhangelsk region, Kanin Peninsula, sea coast at Pescovaja river , 10.-20. VII.2007, leg. Pilate (cAss). Armenia: 1♂, 1♀, 2 exs., N Yerevan, W Hrazdan, 40°32'N, 44°33'E 2130 m, secondary forest margin, litter and roots sifted, 25. VI.2016, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 10♂♂, 1♀, 5 exs., N Yerevan, NW Hrazdan, 40°42'N, 44°29'E, 2500 m, grassy W-slope with scattered Salix , litter and roots of grass sifted 26. VI.2016, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, N Yerevan, NW Hrazdan , 40°40'N, 44°28'E, 2100 m, grassy W-slope with bushes, litter and grass roots sifted 26. VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 5♂♂, 1♀, N Yerevan, NW Hrazdan , 40°38'N, 44°30'E, 2010 m, mixed deciduous forest, litter and grass roots sifted, 27. VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂♂, 2♀♀, 1 ex., N Yerevan, NW Hrazdan , 40°38'N, 44°28'E, 2110 m, stream valley, mixed deciduous forest, litter and grass roots sifted, 28. VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 11♂♂, 3♀♀, 6 exs., ca. 50 km NW Sisian, Jermuk , 39°50'N, 45°40'E, 2110 m, oak forest and forest margin, litter and roots sifted, 30. VI.2016, leg. Assing (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 5♂♂, 5♀♀, 10 exs., same data, but 3. VII.2016 (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 8♂♂, 5♀♀, 20 exs., same data, but 12. VII.2016 (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂♂, 3♀♀, 5 exs., 25 km S Kapan, N Gomarants Pass 39°02'N, 46°22'E, 2190 m, oak forest, litter and dead wood sifted, 7. VII.2016, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 2♀♀, 25 km S Kapan, N Gomarants Pass, 39°02'N, 46°22'E, 2050 m, oak forest with Acer, Carpinus , and fern undergrowth, litter and dead wood sifted, 7. VII.2016, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂♂, 1♀, 2 exs., WSW Kapan, S Meghri Pass , 39°06'N, 46°10'E, 2090 m, stream valley, litter near stream sifted, 8. VII.2016, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂♂, 2♀♀, 3 exs., SSE Dilijan, NW Semyonovka, 40°40'N, 44°53'E, 2050 m, Sorbus forest , litter sifted, 29. VI.2017, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 2♀♀, E Dilijan, road Ttujur-Berd, 40°41'N, 45°20'E, 1900 m, moist mixed deciduous forest with Fagus orientalis, Sorbus , etc., litter and roots sifted, 30. VI.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂♂, 1♀, road Berd-Ijevan , 40°52'N, 45°18'E, 1350 m, beech forest margin, litter and roots sifted, 30. VI.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, road Dilijan-Vanadzor , 40°46'N, 44°37'E, 1790 m, birch forest, litter sifted, 1. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, N Vanadzor, N Pushkin pass, 40°55'N, 44°27'E, 1900 m, mixed forest (oak, pine, etc.), litter sifted, 1. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ex., N Vanadzor, S Pushkin pass, 40°54'N, 44°26'E, 1850 m, forest with Quercus, Fagus , Sorbus , etc., litter and roots sifted, 1. VII.2017, leg. Schülke ( MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 7♂♂, 2♀♀, 3 ex., S Spitak , 40°46'N, 44°16'E, 2000 m, deforested stream valley, bank of small stream, roots and moss sifted, 7. VII.2017, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂♂, 2♀♀, WSW Dilijan, Kalavan, 40°38'N, 45°06'E, 1960 m, forest with Quercus , Betula , and Carpinus , litter sifted, 5. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, WSW Dilijan, Kalavan, 40°38'N, 45°06'E, 1960 m, forest with Quercus , Betula , and Carpinus , bark of dead oak sifted, 5. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 4♂♂, WSW Dilijan, Kalavan , 40°38'N, 45°06'E, 2100 m, forest at timber line with oak and birch, litter and large fungus on oak sifted, 5. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 1♀, pass road E Ijevan, 40°52'N, 45°13'E, 1790 m, forest with old Quercus and Carpinus , litter and roots sifted, 6. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ex., pass road E Ijevan , 40°52'N, 45°12'E, 1630 m, oak and beech forest, litter and roots sifted, 6. VII.2017, leg. Schülke ( MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ex., pass road E Ijevan , 40°52'N, 45°11'E, 1400 m, young beech forest, litter and dead wood sifted, 6. VII.2017, leg. Schülke ( MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, S Spitak , 40°46'N, 44°16'E, 2070 m, deforested stream valley with scattered trees and bushes, litter and roots beneath small trees and bushes sifted, 7. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 4♂♂, 1♀, 5 exs., SE Spitak , 40°48'N, 44°18'E, 1840 m, oak forest margin, litter and roots sifted, 7. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, pass N Goris, 39°36'N, 46°19'E, 1990 m, Nslope with small stream valleys with and without water, litter, debris, and moss sifted, 9. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 40 km NW Sisian, Vorotan Pass, 39°41'N, 45°45'E, 2140 m, stream valley, Rosa bushes, litter and roots sifted, 10. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  ; 4♂♂, 10♀♀, 7 exs., NW Goris, W Verishen, 39°32'N, 46°19'E, 1670 m, margin of oak forest, litter, moss, and roots beneath Quercus and Rosa sifted, 12. VII.2017, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 4♂♂, 2 exs., SW Goris, ESE Tatev, 39°22'N, 46°17'E, 1950 m, margin of mixed deciduous forest (Quercus, Carpinus , Acer , etc.), litter and roots sifted, 13. VII.2017, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, 1 ex., same data, but 14. VII.2017 (cAss, MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1 ex., SW Goris, ESE Tatev, 39°22'N, 46°17'E, 1950 m, mixed deciduous forest (Quercus, Carpinus , Acer , etc.),stream valley, moist litter near small stream sifted, 13. VII.2017, leg. Schülke ( MNB)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, SW Goris, ESE Tatev, 39°22'N, 46°17'E, 1820 m, margin of mixed deciduous forest (Quercus, Carpinus , Acer , etc.), litter and debris between rocks sifted, 14. VII.2017, leg. Assing (cAss)GoogleMaps  .

C o m m e n t: The above female from the Kanin Peninsula represents the first record from the region between Fennoscandia and the Yenissey region in Siberia. Only few records of O. lapidicola  were previously known from Armenia; the material listed above reveal that the species is very common in this country.

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Othius