Brachinus (Aploa) nobilis Dejean, 1831

Felix, Ron F. F. L., Farkač, Jan & Suleiman, Ahmed Saeed, 2012, Annotated checklist of the Carabidae (Coleoptera) of the Socotra Archipelago, Insect biodiversity of the Socotra Archipelago. (Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 52), pp. 75-106: 77

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5176756

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5188423

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C27787E3-FF88-FFC7-B6A9-65A7738ED6E4

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scientific name

Brachinus (Aploa) nobilis Dejean, 1831
status

 

Brachinus (Aploa) nobilis Dejean, 1831  

Material examined (13 spec.). YEMEN: SOCOTRA ISLAND: Diksam plateau, Diksam lake, 1000 m a.s.l., 12°31′23″N, 53°57′12″E, 12.v.2004, 12 spec., lgt. A.Reiter, det. D. W.Wrase ( JFCP, NMPC, DWCB) GoogleMaps   ; Wadi Ayaft , 12°36′39.1″N, 53°58′44.8″E, 26.x.2010, 1 spec., lgt. & det. R.F.F.L. Felix ( RFBE) GoogleMaps   .

Diagnosis. Body length 11.0–15.0 mm. Dorsum yellow, elytra with black spots: near the scutellum along the suture till 2/5 of elytra, two rounded subhumeral spots along the sides and a subapical transverse zigzag band.

Collection circumstances. The specimen from Wadi Ayaft was found between stones on the bank of a pool in the wadi.

Distribution. This steppe species is known from Africa (from the Sahara to the Cape Province) in a discontinuous distribution on each side of the equatorial zone. It is also known from the Middle East and from mainland Yemen. Mentioned from Socotra Island by WRANIK (2003).

NMPC

National Museum Prague

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Brachinus