Metadromius brittoni (Basilewsky, 1948)

Abdel-Dayem, Mahmoud S., Elgharbawy, Ali A., Rasool, Iftekhar, Nagel, Peter & Aldhafer, Hathal M., 2019, The Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Shada Al-A'Ala Nature Reserve, Southwestern Saudi Arabia, with description of a new species of Paussinae, ZooKeys 812, pp. 93-131: 108

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.812.30937

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scientific name

Metadromius brittoni (Basilewsky, 1948)
status

 

Metadromius brittoni (Basilewsky, 1948)  

Material examined.

471 m: 3.III.2015, LT, 1♀; 10.XII.2014, LT, 1♀. 825 m: 13.XI.2015, LT, 5 exs; 15.XI.2015, LT, 7 exs. 851 m: 13.XI.2015, LT, 1♂; 15.XI.2015, LT, 17 exs. 892 m: 16.II.2014, LT, 1♀; 03.III.2015, LT, 2♀; 23.IV.2014, LT, 12♂, 8♀; 23.VIII.2014, LT, 1♂; 17.X.2014, LT, 24♂, 15♀. 16.X.2014, LT, 2♂, 4♀. 1,225 m: 27.I.2015, LT, 1♂; 02.III.2015, LT, 5♂, 3♀; 21.IV.2014, LT, 17♂, 10♀; 05.V.2015, LT, 9 exs; 03.VI.2014, LT, 21♂, 17♀; 23.VIII.2014, LT, 8♂, 5♀; 24.VIII.2014, LT, 1♂; 02.IX.2015, PT, 1 ex; 17.X.2014, LT, 2♂, 3♀; 18.X.2014, PT, 1♀. 1,325 m: 02.III.2015, LT, 6 exs; 21.IV.2014, LT, 2♂, 3♀; 05.V.2015, LT, 1 ex; 23.VIII.2014, LT, 13♂, 10♀; 02.IX.2015, LT, 3 exs; 17.X.2014, LT, 2♂, 5♀. 1,474 m: 20.IV.2014, LT, 1 ex; 23.VIII.2014, LT, 1♂; 02.IX.2015, LT, 1♂; 17.X.2014, LT, 1♂. 1562 m, 03.XI.2013, HP, 1♂. 1563 m, 21.IV.2014, LT, 1♂, 1♀; 03.VI.2014, LT, 3 exs. 1611 m 23.VIII.2014, VC, 1♂; 17.X.2014, LT, 1♂; 02.IX.2015, LT, 2 exs; 18.X.2014, PT, 1♀.

General distribution and zoogeography.

JO, SA, YE. This range exemplifies SAR realm.

Published records.

Asir, Baha and Jizan ( Abdel-Dayem et al. 2018; Rasool et al. 2018b), Riyadh ( Mateu 1979).

Remarks.

A common species that was collected during all four seasons from different altitudinal ranges (471-1611 m) of the SANR. Iftekhar Rasool, Mahmoud Abdel-Dayem and Ron Felix identified this species.