Lophyra flexuosa (Fabricius, 1787)

Assmann, Thorsten, Boutaud, Esteve, Buse, Joern, Gebert, Joerg, Drees, Claudia, Friedman, Ariel-Leib-Leonid, Khoury, Fares, Marcus, Tamar, Orbach, Eylon, Ittai Renan,, Schmidt, Constantin & Zumstein, Pascale, 2018, The tiger beetles (Coleoptera, Cicindelidae) of the southern Levant and adjacent territories: from cybertaxonomy to conservation biology, ZooKeys 734, pp. 43-103: 74

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.734.21989

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7C3C687B-64BB-42A5-B9E4-EC588BCD52D5

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CF352978-C575-7CCC-B32E-0FBAEC9EF5D2

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scientific name

Lophyra flexuosa (Fabricius, 1787)
status

 

26. Lophyra flexuosa (Fabricius, 1787)  

Habitat.

Eurytopic species found on sea shores, in saltmarshes, in dune depressions, on river banks, in oases and in palm plantations, not restricted to coastal habitats ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2003; Jaskuła and Rewicz 2015; Lisa 2002; Nussbaum 1987).

Phenology.

Throughout most of the year, from February to December ( Matalin and Chikatunov 2016; Nussbaum 1987).

Distribution range.

From Morocco to Israel ( Wiesner 1992).

Distribution in the southern Levant.

Numerous records from the Mediterranean coast in Israel and northern Sinai, southwards to the Negev and central Sinai ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2003; Horn 1931; Matalin and Chikatunov 2016; Nussbaum 1987).

Conservation.

Not threatened. A widespread species which also can be found in highly disturbed habitats.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cicindelidae

Genus

Lophyra