Dicheirotrichus (Trichocellus) discolor punctidorsis (REITTER, 1899)

Jaeger, Bernd, M, Boris & W, David, 2016, New synonyms, and first and interesting records of certain species of the subtribe Stenolophina from the Palaearctic, Oriental and Afrotropical regions (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Harpalini, Stenolophina), Linzer biologische Beiträge 48 (2), pp. 1255-1294: 1281

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Dicheirotrichus (Trichocellus) discolor punctidorsis (REITTER, 1899)


Dicheirotrichus (Trichocellus) discolor punctidorsis (REITTER, 1899)  

M a t e r i a l e x a m i n e d:I r a n Golestan Prov.: 5 km W Sari Qamish (river valley; at light), 37°52.3N 55°45.3'E, 155 m, J. Hajek & P. Chvojka (2♀♀ - cWR, cMLW). – Razavi Khorasan Prov.: Mashhad, Zoshk, 1700 m, 14-15.VIII.1993, Ebra. / Badii (1♀ - ZMUT) GoogleMaps   .

This subspecies of the Turanian D. discolor (FALDERMANN, 1835)   is widely distributed over the arid areas of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tadzhikistan and Afghanistan ( KRYZHANOVSKIJ et al. 1995: 136; JAEGER & KATAEV 2003: 403). It is recorded here for Iran (Golestan and Razavi Khorasan provinces) for the first time.


University of Tokyo, Department of Zoology