Progonochaetus planicollis ( Putzeys, 1880 )

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 : 218

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.6005774

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EFF252-F315-7F72-14BF-A2EBFC64FDE0

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Plazi

scientific name

Progonochaetus planicollis ( Putzeys, 1880 )
status

 

Progonochaetus planicollis ( Putzeys, 1880)

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 1) Lunda Norte, Malanje; 2) Huambo.

Material examined. Alto Hama (12° 13´20´´ S, 15° 32´57´´ E, 1512 m alt., 232) (HUAMBO), 31.X.‒ 2. XI.2015, 1 ♂, 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 ♂, 1♀, 4. XI.2015, 2 ♂, 6♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps .

Remarks. A species originally described from Angola ( Putzeys 1880), but with a wide distribution throughout Africa south of Sahara ( Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Ghana, Central African Republic, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, D. R. of the Congo, Angola, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Botswana, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenia, Tanzania, Mozambique) ( Serrano 1999b, Anichtchenko 2016, Insectoid.info 2017). Adults were collected in activity during night on ground and walls near public lights together with other ground beetles (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

Progonochaetus