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Published: 2017-02-21

A review of subtribe Cymindidina Laporte, 1834 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini) in Southwestern Saudi Arabia, with descriptions of two new species

King Saud University Museum of Arthropods (KSMA), Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2460 Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia.
Naturalis Biodiversity Center Leiden, The Netherlands.
King Saud University Museum of Arthropods (KSMA), Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2460 Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia. Entomology Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt.
King Saud University Museum of Arthropods (KSMA), Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agriculture Sciences, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2460 Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia.
Coleoptera Carabidae Lebiini Cymindidina Afrotarus Cymindis new species Saudi Arabia

Abstract

The carabid subtribe Cymindidina Laporte, 1834 is reviewed for the southwestern Saudi Arabia. Five species belonging to two genera (Afrotarus Jeannel, 1949 and Cymindis Latreille, 1806) are studied, including two species described as new: A. fadli sp. n. from Baha Province and A. soudaensis sp. n. from Asir Province. A key to genera and species of Saudi Arabia is given.

 

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How to Cite

RASOOL, I., FELIX, R. F., ABDEL-DAYEM, M. S., & ALDHAFER, H. M. (2017). A review of subtribe Cymindidina Laporte, 1834 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini) in Southwestern Saudi Arabia, with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa, 4236(1), 157–171. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4236.1.9