Aleochara (Xenochara) inconspicua

Assing, Volker, 2018, On the Aleochara subgenera Ceranota and Xenochara. IV. A revision of types, a new species, and additional records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 50 (1), pp. 129-148: 139-140

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3985350

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4336832

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8348879F-FFFE-FFA7-FF0D-50F9FBFAFD8B

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Aleochara (Xenochara) inconspicua
status

 

Aleochara (Xenochara) inconspicua   AUBÉ, 1850

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d: Armenia: 2♂♂, 14♀♀, 12 exs., 20 km SSE Goris, Shurnukh , 39°22'N, 46°25'E, 1720 m, Quercus and Carpinus forest, litter and dead wood sifted, 5.VII.2016, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, 1♀, 20 km SSE Goris, Shurnukh , 39°22'N, 46°25'E, 1720 m, grassland near forest margin, litter beneath bushes sifted, 5.VII.2016, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, 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 (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 2♀♀, 1 ex., 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 & Schülke (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., 20 km Kapan, W Tsav , 39°03'N, 46°26'E, 1170 m, stream valley, litter and flood debris near stream sifted, 9.VII.2016, leg. Schülke ( MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 2♂♂, 2♀♀, 2 exs., 25 km SW Kapan, 39°04'N, 46°16'E, 2150 m, near stream, litter of Salix and debris sifted, 10.VII.2016, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, cSch) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, 1♀, Gavar , 40°21'N, 45°08'E, 1950 m, old poplar trees near river, litter and roots of herbs sifted, 25.VI.2017, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, 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♂, 2♀♀, 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♀, 3 exs., pass N Goris , 39°36'N, 46°19'E, 1990 m, N-slope with small stream valleys with and without water, litter, debris, and moss sifted, 9.VII.2017, leg. Assing & Schülke (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., same data, but 10.VII.2017, leg. Schülke ( MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 6♂♂, 4♀♀, 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 (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 7♂♂, 5♀♀, 5 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   ; 3♂♂, 13♀♀, 7 exs., same data, but 14.VII.2017 (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, 2♀♀, 2 exs., 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 & Schülke (cAss, MNB) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: According to SCHÜLKE & SMETANA (2015), A. inconspicua   was previously unknown from Armenia, where it is one of the most common Xenochara   species.