Polyderis gilvus (Schaum, 1863)

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: 97

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5188447

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C27787E3-FF9C-FFD3-B6C6-6441722BD01B

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scientific name

Polyderis gilvus (Schaum, 1863)
status

 

Polyderis gilvus (Schaum, 1863)  

Material examined (27 spec.). YEMEN: SOCOTRA ISLAND: Wadi Ayhaft , camp, 12°36′58.7″N, 53°59′30.6″E, 22.ii.2009, at light, 1 spec., lgt. & det. R.F.F.L. Felix ( RFBE) GoogleMaps   ; Adhoh di-Melhoh, 12°34′19.9″N, 54°02′49.0″E, 31.x.2010, at light, 26 spec., lgt. & det. R.F.F.L. Felix ( RFBE). Some of these specimens were re-identified by Jacques Coulon GoogleMaps   .

Diagnosis. Body length 2.0–2.5 mm. Uniformly yellow. Pronotum transverse, lateral margins strongly sinuate, posterior angles sharp. Each elytron with two distinct striae, third stria vague, remaining striae invisible.

Distribution. Known from Yemen, eastern Africa and Madagascar. First record from Socotra Island.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Polyderis