Zolotarevskyella Mateu, 1953

Rasool, Iftekhar, Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud S., Felix, Ron F. F. L. & Aldhafer, Hathal M., 2018, The Dromiusina Bonelli, 1810 of southwestern Saudi Arabia with description of a new species (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini), ZooKeys 771, pp. 73-103: 73

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Zolotarevskyella Mateu, 1953


Zolotarevskyella Mateu, 1953  

Type species.

Blechrus rhytiderus   Chaudoir, 1876.

This genus represents the subtribe Dromiusina  by only three species ( Anichtchenko 2017), two species Z. afghan   Mateu, 1976 and Z. rhytidera   ( Chaudoir 1876) have been reported from Palaearctic region ( Kabak 2003). This genus can be differentiated from other genera in the subtribe by combination of following characters: labrum transverse anteriorly; mentum without median tooth; last labial and maxillary palpomeres fusiform; antennomeres II as long as III, pubescence starts from the antennomeres III; eyes large, temples long; pronotum with longitudinal furrows in the middle; pronotum narrowed posteriorly and weakly sinuate; base of pronotum lobate, weakly incised towards hind angles; apex of elytra transversally truncates; tarsomeres I longer than V in hind legs. Zolotarevskyella rhytidera   was described from Egypt ( Chaudoir 1876) and then was reported from Saudi Arabia ( Mateu 1986).