Siopelus (Pseudosiopelus) barbarae Facchini, 2017

Serrano, Artur R. M., Capela, Rúben A. & Santos, Carmen Van-Dúnem Neto, 2017, Biodiversity and notes on carabid beetles from Angola with description of new taxa (Coleoptera: Carabidae), Zootaxa 4353 (2), pp. 201-256 : 222

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4353.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D2902BF9-0213-40F3-91A4-EC4D4FDB3B27

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6005933

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EFF252-F311-7F76-14BF-A74AFC8FF92A

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Plazi

scientific name

Siopelus (Pseudosiopelus) barbarae Facchini, 2017
status

 

Siopelus (Pseudosiopelus) barbarae Facchini, 2017

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): Benguela, Bié, Huíla; 2) Huambo.

Material examined. Alto Hama (12° 13´20´´ S, 15° 32´57´´ E, 1512 m alt., 232) (HUAMBO), 31.X.‒ 2. XI.2015, 2 ♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps ; Caála (12° 51´11´´ S, 15° 33´07´´ E, 1758 m alt., 256) (HUAMBO), 3. XI.2015, 1 ♂, 4. XI.2015, 1 ♂, 5. XI.2015, 1 ♂, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps .

Remarks. A species described recently with a scattered distribution in central, southern and eastern Africa ( Nigeria, D. R. of the Congo, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Uganda) ( Facchini 2017b). Adults were collected on walls during night near public lights together with several other ground beetles (e.g. see N. picina and P. incrassatus remarks). It is a new record for the Huambo Province.

ASC

Northern Arizona University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Siopelus