Microcosmodes arabicus Haeckel & Azadbakhsh, 2016, Haeckel & Azadbakhsh, 2016

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: 111

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Microcosmodes arabicus Haeckel & Azadbakhsh, 2016


Microcosmodes arabicus Haeckel & Azadbakhsh, 2016  

Material examined.

825 m: 13.XI.2015, LT, 4♂, 8♀. 851 m: 14.XI.2015, LT, 2♂, 5♀. 892 m: 16.X.2014, LT, 1♂, 1♀; 17.X.2014, LT, 1♀; 14.XI.2015, LT, 6♂, 13♀; 15.XI.2015, LT, 1♂, 3♀; 10.XII.2014, LT, 1♀. 1,325 m: 15.XI.2015, PT, 1♂.

General distribution and zoogeography.

OM, SA, YE. END_AR species.

Published records.

Paratypes known from the SANR, Baha ( Häckel and Azadbakhsh 2016).


A frequent species that was collected during autumn from Acacia   thorn woodlands with highest number of individuals collected by light traps at lower altitudes. Martin Häckel identified this species.