Platymetopus pseudocrenulatus Facchini, 2016

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 : 219

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.6005860

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EFF252-F316-7F71-14BF-A117FB69FACD

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Platymetopus pseudocrenulatus Facchini, 2016
status

 

Platymetopus pseudocrenulatus Facchini, 2016

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 1) Huambo, Huíla, Bié.

Material examined. Chitembo (18 km SE) (13° 36´17.53´´ S, 16° 54´00.44´´ E, 1538 m alt., 302) ( BIÉ), 1. IV.2014, 1 ♂, LT, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps ; Chitembo (6 km SE) (13° 33´23´´ S, 16° 47´22´´ E, 1586 m alt., 302) ( BIÉ), 9. XI.2015, 1 ♂, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps ; Alto Hama (12° 13´20´´ S, 15° 32´57´´ E, 1512 m alt., 232) (HUAMBO), 31.X.‒2. XII.2015, 1 ♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps ; Mutubanzamba ( Cangandala ) (9° 47´45´´ S, 16° 31´40´´ E, 1136 m alt., 132) (MALANJE), 21. XI.2015, 1 ♂, 1♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps .

Remarks. A species described recently by Facchini (2016b) with a wide distribution throughout central and southern Africa ( Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Burundi, Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa). Adults were collected by means of light trapping within an open secondary forest (Chitembo), on walls near public lights (Alto Hama) and beneath litter (Mutubanzamba) together with other ground beetles (Chitembo: S. guineense ; Alto Hama: C. intermedius , C. rikatlensis , C. cupreocinctus , C. tenuicollis , P. planicollis ) and tiger beetles [Mutubanzamba: T. nubifera , E. villosus , L. saraliensis , L. uncivittata , L. wellmani ].

BIÉ

Instituto di Entomologia

ASC

Northern Arizona University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Platymetopus