Yola enigmatica Omer-Cooper, 1954

Hájek, Jiří & Reiter, Antonín, 2014, Adephagous water beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Noteridae, Dytiscidae) of Yemen and Dhofar region (Oman) with description of a new Hyphydrus from Socotra Island, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 54, pp. 63-99 : 89-90

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5314766

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A8BF79-FF85-FFA4-DFFD-F38BCE4BFE0A

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scientific name

Yola enigmatica Omer-Cooper, 1954
status

 

Yola enigmatica Omer-Cooper, 1954  

Material examined. YEMEN: AL HUDAYDAH GOV.: 4 spec., ca. 12 km SE Al Mawkir vill., wadi Zabid, 14°09ʹ35ʺN, 43°29ʹ33ʺE, 264 m, 30.–31.x.2007, A. Reiter leg. LAHJ GOV.: 13 spec., W Lahj Al Hutah by road, wadi Am Rija,

13°01ʹ57ʺN, 44°33ʹ30ʺE, 297 m, 25.–26.x.2007,A. Reiter leg. TA’ IZZ GOV.: 8 spec., Najd an Nashamah env., Mashgab vill., 13°21ʹ29″N, 43°57ʹ26″E, 1182 m, 26.–27.x.2007, A. Reiter leg. (all NMPC).

Habitat. Collected in residual pools in wadis (e.g. Fig. 7 View Figs 6–7 ) as well as manmade reservoirs out of the valley ( Fig. 6 View Figs 6–7 ); it seems to prefer habitats with muddy substrate, and without vegetation. Distribution. A species occurring in Africa in (semi)arid belt between Sahara desert and tropical rain forests, from Mauritania and Senegal to Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti (cf. BI- STRÖM 1983); in the Arabian Peninsula recorded from Saudi Arabia ( BRANCUCCI 1985). First record from Yemen.

NMPC

National Museum Prague

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Dytiscidae

Genus

Yola