Novius yemenensis (Raimundo & Fuersch , 2006)*, 1846

Ansi, Amin Al, Alkhalaf, Areej A., Fadl, Hassan, Rasool, Iftekhar & Dhafer, Hathal Al, 2020, An annotated checklist of Coccinellidae (Insecta, Coleoptera) with eight new records from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, ZooKeys 1006, pp. 35-89: 35

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1006.59123

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4DD58069-8DFE-4444-8DBA-652DF0D671B8

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/25DBD7BE-C99F-5EBD-80B1-A96093E67136

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scientific name

Novius yemenensis (Raimundo & Fuersch , 2006)*
status

 

Novius yemenensis (Raimundo & Fuersch, 2006)*   Figure 3 View Figure 3

Rodolia yemenensis   Raimundo & Fürsch, 2006: 219-220.

Diagnosis.

This species is restricted to the Arabian Peninsula and can be identified by the following characters: body entirely reddish to reddish brown, some specimens have blackish head and pronotum, without black patterns on elytra and with white semi-erect short setae. Punctures on elytra are larger than those on pronotum. Base of elytra is slightly concave with rounded shoulders.

Material examined.

Asir: Thalooth Al Mandhar Wadi Baqrah, 18°47.57'N, 42°01.12'E, 433 m, 12.X.2013, HP, Abdel-Dayem, M., 1♀; Rijal Almaa, Wadi Sabin, 17°48.25'N, 42°21.64'E, 194 m, 10.II.2016, SU, Al Ansi, A., 1♀; Jizan: Sabya-Hurub Rd., 17°16.94'N, 42°17.54'E, 97m, 24.V.2012, SN, Al Ansi, A., 1♂; Riyadh: El-Jola Riyadh-Makkah Rd., 24°20.42'N, 45°47.29'E, 11.X.2010, SN, Al Dhafer et al., 1♂; King Abdullah street, in front of King Abdulaziz city, 24 43.01'N, 46 38.65'E, 21.III.2010, HP, El Gharbawy, A., 1♂; Dirab, 23°30'N, 46°51'E, 1.XI.2009, ST, Al Dhafer et al., 1♀.

Local distribution.

This species was collected from Asir, Jizan, and Riyadh provinces.

World distribution.

Asia: YE ( Raimundo et al. 2006); newly recorded from SA.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Coccinellidae

Genus

Novius