Callistomimus convexicollis Britton, 1937

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: 217

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Callistomimus convexicollis Britton, 1937


* Callistomimus convexicollis Britton, 1937  

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 2) Malanje.

Material examined. Cambamba (Catoio-Quela) (9° 14´ 42´´ S, 17° 00´ 33´´ E, 1178 m alt., 115) (MALANJE), 20.XI.2015, 1♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC. GoogleMaps  

Remarks. A species with a known distribution throughout D. R. of the Congo, Zambia and Mozambique ( Alves 1963, Anichtchenko 2016, 2017). The singleton adult was collected beneath litter in a countryside road together with adults of tiger beetles [ Dromica   ( Foveodromica   ) sp., L. wellmani   ) and of ground beetles ( Lasiocera schuelei   sp. n., G. ellipticus   ]. It is a new genus/species record for Angola.


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