Graphipterus alternatus Burgeon, 1928

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: 238

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Graphipterus alternatus Burgeon, 1928
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Graphipterus alternatus Burgeon, 1928  

Distribution in Angola (Provinces): 1) Huambo, Huíla, Cuando Cubango; 2) Bié.

Material examined. Cachingues-Chipica (13° 10´ 15.74´´ S, 16° 45´ 48.17´´ E, 1649 m alt., 281) (BIÉ), 1. XI.2014, 6 ♂, 4♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   ; Cachingues (2 km E) (13° 04´ 54´´ S, 16° 46´ 08´´ E, 1647 m alt., 282) (BIÉ), 11. XI.2015, 1 ♂, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   ; Cuima-Cusse (13km) (13° 20´ 45´´ S, 15° 34´ 22´´ E, 1633 m alt., 280) (HUAMBO), 5. XI.2015, 1 ♀, DO, A. Serrano & R. Capela leg., ASC GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. An endemic species of Angola ( Basilewsky 1977). In Bié Province the adult specimens were found within secondary meadows on sandy whitish soil together with some tiger and ground beetles [Cachingues- Chipica: P. angusticollis   , Dromica similis Cassola, 1980   , T. nubifera   , L. infuscatula   ; Cachingues: P. angusticollis   , D. similis   , D. ( Foveodromica   ) sp., L. infuscatula   , L. saraliensis   , Lophyra sumlini Cassola, 1976   , Trianogenius ferox ( Erichson, 1843)   , A. convexipennis   ]. In the Huambo locality the adult specimen was collected together with L. saraliensis   and G. albomarginatus   . It is a new record for the Bié Province.

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