Sunius melanocephalus (FABRICIUS 1793)

Assing, V., 2011, A revision of Palaearctic Sunius XIV. Three new species from Turkey and additional records (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae), Linzer biologische Beiträge 43 (2), pp. 1159-1168: 1160

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5325995

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5345868

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scientific name

Sunius melanocephalus (FABRICIUS 1793)
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Sunius melanocephalus (FABRICIUS 1793)  

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d Turkey: 2 exs., Isparta, Sultan Dağları, 15 km SSW Akşehir, Cankurtaran , 38°15'N, 31°24'E, 1860 m, under stones, 22.IV.2011, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   ; 1 ex., Afyon, Sultan Dağları , 15 km SE Çay, 38°31'N, 31°09'E, 1810 m, cedar forest, sifted, 18.IV.2011, leg. Assing (cAss) GoogleMaps   .

C o m m e n t: Sunius melanocephalus   , the most widespread species of the genus, has a trans-Palaearctic distribution and is adventive in North America. In Turkey, it has been recorded from numerous localities, but was previously unknown from Afyon province ( ASSING 2008, 2011a). For maps illustrating its distribution see ASSING (2008).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

Genus

Sunius