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Further new species of the genus Dolichoctis Schmidt-G bel from New Guinea and surrounding islands (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiinae)  [PDF]
Baehr, M.
Animal Biodiversity and Conservation , 2003,
Abstract: Two new species of the carabid genus Dolichoctis Schmidt-G bel from New Guinea and New Ireland are described: D. glabripennis of the striata-group (sensu Baehr, 1999) of the nominate subgenus, from New Guinea, and D. novaeirlandiae of the subgenus Spinidolichoctis Baehr, from the island of New Ireland. In New Guinea, D. glabripennis replaces D. microdera Andrewes of the Greater Sunda Islands and Moluccas that apparently does not occur in New Guinea. D. novaeirlandiae is the first record of a Dolichoctis from this island and it is outstanding due to its very short, only dentate elytra apex.
New records of the genus Dolichoctis Schmidt-G bel from New Guinea and surrounding islands (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiinae)  [cached]
M. Baehr
Arxius de Miscel-lània Zoològica , 2003,
Abstract: New records of species of the carabid genus Dolichoctis Schmidt-G bel from New Guinea and several surrounding islands are dealt with. Apart from two new species that were described in another recent paper (Baehr, 2003), records of the following species from New Guinea are annotated: D. aculeata Chaudoir, D. biak Baehr, D. dentata Darlington, D. laticollis Baehr, D. striata Schmidt-G bel, D. subquadrata Darlington, D. subrotunda Darlington, and D. suturalis Darlington. D. aculeata Chaudoir is also recorded for the first time from the island of New Britain. Additional material of D. spinipennis Chaudoir corroborates its status as a separate species, being particular for the Moluccas.
Heavy metals in carabids (Coleoptera, Carabidae)  [cached]
Ruslan Butovsky
ZooKeys , 2011, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.100.1529
Abstract: Carabid beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) are one of the most studied soil groups in relation to heavy metal (HM) accumulation and use for bioindication of environmental pollution. Accumulation of Zn and Cu in carabid beetles was species-, sex- and trophic group-specific. No differences were found in HM contents between omnivorous and carnivorous species. The use of carabid beetles as indicators of HM accumulation appears to be rather limited.
Ground beetles of the Ukraine (Coleoptera, Carabidae)  [cached]
Alexander Putchkov
ZooKeys , 2011, DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.100.1545
Abstract: A review of the ground beetles of the Ukrainian fauna is given. Almost 750 species from 117 genera of Carabidae are known to occur in the Ukraine. Approximately 450 species of ground beetles are registered in the Carpathian region. No less than 300 species of ground beetles are found in the forest zone. Approximately 400 species of Carabidae present in the forest-steppe zone are relatively similar in species composition to those in the forest territories. Some 450 species of Carabidae are inhabitants of the steppe zone. Representatives of many other regions of heterogeneous biotopes such as forest, semi desert, intrazonal, etc. can be found in the steppe areas. The fauna of Carabidae (ca. 100 species) of the lowlands of southern Ukraine (sandy biotopes), situated mostly in the Kherson region, is very peculiar. The fauna of the Crimean mountains contains about 300 species. Conservation measures for the Carabidae are discussed.
New records of myrmecophilous beetle Paussus turcicus (Coleoptera, Carabidae) in Southeastern Balkans  [PDF]
Albena Lapeva-Gjonova,Rumyana Kostova,Borislav V. Guéorguiev
ZooNotes , 2011,
Abstract: The rare myrmecophilous beetle Paussus turcicus I. Frivaldszky von Frivald, 1835 (Coleoptera, Carabidae) is reported in three new localities in Bulgaria and one in the European part of Turkey. It has been found in nests of the typical ant host Pheidole pallidula (Nylander, 1849) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). It is reported for first time from Sakar and Eastern Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria.
Diversidad de la familia Carabidae (Coleoptera) en Chile Diversity of the family Carabidae (Coleoptera) in Chile
SERGIO ROIG-JU?ENT,MARTHA C. DOMíNGUEZ
Revista chilena de historia natural , 2001,
Abstract: Carabidae constituye dentro de los coléopteros chilenos, la cuarta familia en importancia por su cantidad de especies. El presente trabajo incluye una breve compilación acerca de la historia de la familia y de las primeras expediciones realizadas en Chile. También se realizan comparaciones de la diversidad de carábidos chilenos con respecto a otros países y el Neotrópico. Para Chile, se conocen 21 tribus, con 95 géneros y 365 especies, que representan el 38,8, 28,8 y 7,9 % de la fauna del Neotrópico, respectivamente. Chile posee un bajo número de tribus comparado con otros países, sin embargo, constituye un área importante por la presencia de seis tribus relictuales, principalmente pangeicas o gondwánicas. Chile posee 18 géneros endémicos (18,5 % de su fauna de Carabidae), 28 cuya distribución está restringida a Chile y Argentina y seis restringidos a Chile, Argentina y Uruguay. La cantidad de especies presentes en Chile es inferior a la que poseen otros países de América del Sur, pero la cantidad de especies endémicas es muy alta (204) y representa el 55,8 % de su fauna de carábidos. El alto grado de endemismo que posee Chile con respecto a otros países de América del Sur puede deberse a su condición de aislamiento, siendo las barreras más importantes la región desértica del norte y la cordillera de Los Andes. Este hecho también se vislumbra por la ausencia de importantes tribus neotropicales como Galeritini, Scaritini y Brachinini. También se incluyen en este trabajo claves para la identificación de todas las tribus y géneros presentes en Chile, como así también una breve descripción acerca de la diversidad y ambientes en los que se encuentra cada género The family Carabidae is the fourth largest Coleoptera family in Chile. The present work includes a brief compilation on the taxonomic history of the family and the first expeditions to Chile. In addition, knowledge of carabid diversity in Chile is compared with that of the Neotropics and other South American countries. There are 21 tribes of Carabidae represented in Chile (38.8 % of the total found in Neotropics), with 95 genera (28.2 % of the Neotropical fauna), and 365 species (7.9 % of the total from the Neotropics). Chile has a low number of tribes compared with other countries, but it is an important area because six relictual tribes occur within it, being mostly gondwanan or pangeic. At the generic level, 18 genera are endemic (18.5 % of Chilean genera), 28 genera are restricted to Chile and Argentina, and six to Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay. The number of carabid species in Chile is low compar
Una especie nueva de Trechisibus de la Argentina (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Roig-Ju?ent,Sergio; Sallenave,Soledad;
Revista de la Sociedad Entomol?3gica Argentina , 2005,
Abstract: abstract. trechini is a tribe of carabidae (coleoptera) widely distributed in the andean patagonian region in south america. in spite of several partial revisions of the tribe for argentina and chile, it is very common to find new species due to the research of unexplored areas. in the present paper, a new species of the genus trechisibus jeannel from the cerro nevado (mendoza, argentina) is described. based on its morphological features the new species is considered as a member of the depressus group. the adult of the new species is described and illustrated, a key for the identification of the species of the depressus group is provided, and some aspects of the distribution of the group are discussed.
The Ground Beetle Fauna (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of Kenyir Water Catchment, Terengganu, Peninsular Malaysia  [PDF]
Fauziah Abdullah,Ibnu Sina,Fatmahjihan Fauzee
Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences , 2008,
Abstract: An assemblage of beetle specimens from family Carabidae (ground beetles) was carried out at Kenyir water catchment as an indicator to measure disturbance. The samplings were conducted from 30th July to 1st August 2007 at limestone forest of Teluk Bewah and the dipterocarp forest of Sungai Cicir. 28 individuals from 13 species were collected from Teluk Bewah whereas 54 individuals from ten species was sampled from Sungai Cicir. The carabids were more specious (Simpson Diversity index: 0.97) and more abundant (Margalef index: 5.35) at Teluk Bewah compared to Sungai Cicir (Simpson Diversity index, 0.72: Margalef index, 2.22). Light trapping was most efficient assembling 97.56% of ground beetles compared to Malaise trap, pitfall and net sweeping. This is the first record of beetle assemblage at Kenyir water catchment, Malaysia. New records for Kenyir, Terengganu, Malaysia are Abacetus sp. 1, Abacetus sp. 2, Acupalpus rectifrotis, Aephnidius adelioides, Dischissus notulatus, Dolichoctis sp., Dolichoctis sp. 2, Dolichoctis straitus, Ophinoea bimaculata, Perigona sp., Pheropsophus piciccollis, Pheropsophus occipitalis, Stenolophus quinquepustulatus, Stenolophus smaragdulus, Stenolophus sp., Tachys coracinus, Casnoidea sp., Orthogonius sp. Seven species coded as Cara C, Cara J, Cara M, Cara N, Cara O, Cara R and Cara S were unidentified and are probably new species to be described in another report. There is moderately high diversity (Simpson Diversity index: 0.846) of Carabidae indicating that ecotourism does not affect diversity of ground beetle at Kenyir Lake.
ROLE AND PLACE IN AGROECOSYSTEMS SOIL COLEOPTERA INSECTS (CARABIDAE, SCARABAEIDAE, ELATERIDAE, TENEBRIONIDAE) - PESTS OF AGRICULTURAL CROPS OF THE REPUBLIC OF DAGESTAN Роль и место в агроэкосистемах почвенных жесткокрылых насекомых (Coleoptera: Саrаbidае, Scarabaeidае, Elateridae, Теnebrionidае) - вредителей сельскохозяйственных культур Республики Дагестан  [PDF]
Abdurakhmanov G. M.,Kassem A. S.
Polythematic Online Scientific Journal of Kuban State Agrarian University , 2013,
Abstract: The article presents the role and the place of soil beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae, Scarabaeidae, Elateridae, Tenebrionidae) - pests of agricultural crops in agro-ecosystems and their study, collection, identification of species composition and distribution of the plants in the Republic of Dagestan
CONTRIBUTION TO THE COGNITION OF THE FAUNAS OF CARABIDAES (COLEOPTERA - CARABIDAE) FROM THE VINEYARDS FROM THE VINEGROWING CENTER IN COPOU - IASSY  [PDF]
M TALMACIU,TALMACIU NELA
Journal of Central European Agriculture , 2006,
Abstract: The researches were made during 1992-2001. There were collected 10704 specimens of carabidaes (Coleoptera- Carabidae). The species with the largest number of collected specimens were: Pseudophonus rufi pes, Harpalus distinguendus, Pseudophonus griseus, Brachynus explodens, Brachynus crepitans and Amara familiaris.
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