Copelatus gestroi ( Sharp, 1882 )

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: 81

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A8BF79-FF8D-FFAD-DF86-F4BFCD55FBB3

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Marcus

scientific name

Copelatus gestroi ( Sharp, 1882 )
status

 

Copelatus gestroi ( Sharp, 1882)  

Material examined. OMAN: DHOFAR: 1 J, Mudhai oasis , spring, concrete pool, 17°28ʹ38ʺN, 53°21ʹ09ʺE, 548 m, 24.x.2009, A. Reiter leg. GoogleMaps   ; 4 spec., Sarfayt env., 16°41ʹ23ʺN, 53°08ʹ02ʺE, 580 m, 4.x.2013, P. Kučera leg. ( PKCL) GoogleMaps   ; 2 spec., 12 km NE of Sarfayt , 16°44ʹ13ʺN, 53°13ʹ30ʺE, 600 m, 4.x.2013, P. Kučera leg. ( PKCL) GoogleMaps   . YEMEN: AL HUDAYDAH GOV.: 1 J, Jabal Bura valley forest NP, 14°52ʹN, 43°24ʹE, 225–600 m, 30.x.–1.xi.2005, P. Kabátek leg. GoogleMaps   HADRAMAUT GOV.: 1 ♀, W of Saywun, Shibam , 15°54ʹN, 48°39ʹE, 681 m, 4.iv.2007, S. Kadlec leg. GoogleMaps   ; 1 ♀, Al Khurabayah env., wadi Dawan, 15°08.8ʹN, 48°25.6ʹE, 1005 m, 19.–20.x.2005, D. Král leg. SANA’ A GOV.: 2♀♀, wadi Moor , 15°08.0ʹN, 43°36.4ʹE, 744 m, stream, 5.xi.2010, J. Hájek leg. (all NMPC) GoogleMaps   .

Habitat. Always associated with running water,

usually in side pools of springs and streams.

Distribution. A species described from Ethiopia and subsequently recorded from Egypt (including Sinai Peninsula), Israel, Saudi Arabia and southern Oman ( WEWALKA 1974, NILSSON &

HÁJEK 2013). First record from Yemen.

NMPC

National Museum Prague

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Dytiscidae

Genus

Copelatus