Paper Information

Journal:   FOREST AND RANGE PROTECTION RESEARCH   fall 2018-winter 2019 , Volume 16 , Number 2 (32) #a00485; Page(s) 244 To 249.
 
Paper: 

The faunistic investigation of Ground Beetles (Coleoptera; Carabidae) from south east of Tehran province, Iran

 
 
Author(s):  GHOBADI H., GHAJARIEH H.*, NOZARI J., Azadbakhsh s.
 
* Department of Entomology and Plant Desease, Abureyhan Campus, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
 
Abstract: 
The fauna of ground beetles (Carabidae) in south east of Tehran province (Pakdasht and Qarchak) were studied during 2015-2016. The beetles were collected by pitfall traps and directly by hand from different ecosystems such as farms, orchards, landscapes and rangelands. In this study, 485 specimens belonging to 9 subfamilies, 12 tribes, 17 genera, and 23 species were collected. Among them 14 species are reported for the first time from Tehran province which were marked by asterisk. Based on the collected samples, Distichus planus was recorded as dominant species in the region. The identified species are as follows: Brachinus (Brachinus) ejaculans (Fischer von Waldheim, 1828)*, Brachinus sp, Calosoma (Campalita) maderae dsungaricum (Gebler, 1833)*, Calosoma (Calosoma) sycophanta (Linne, 1758)*, Cylindera (Cylindera) germanica (Linnaeus, 1758)*, Cicindela (Cicindela) asiatica asiatica Audouin and Brullé , 1839*, Harpalus (Harpalus) distinguendus (Duftschmid, 1812)*, Harpalus (Harpalus) rubripes (Dufischmid, 1812)*, Harpalus (Pseudoophonus) griseus (Panzer, 1796), Harpalus (Pseudoophonus) rufipes (Degeer, 1774)*, Ophonus sp., Acinopus (Acinopus) picipes (Olivier, 1795)*, Cymindis (Cymindis) andreae (Mé né trié s, 1832), Calathus (Neocalathus) melanocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)*, Calathus (Calathus) fuscipes fuscipes (Goeze, 1777)*, Poecilus (Ancholeus) wollastoni. (Wollaston, 1854), Amara (Amara) ovata (Fabricius, 1792)*, Zabrus (Zabrus) tenebrioides (Goeze, 1777)*, Distichus (Distichus) planus (Bonelli, 1813), Scarites (Scarites) procerus eurytus (Fischer von Waldheim, 1828)*, Siagona europaea europaea (Dejean, 1826)*, Trechus sp., Microlestes sp., Elaphropus (Tachyura) diabrachys. Paussus turcicus I. Frivaldszky von Frivald, 1835*, Tschitscherinellus oxygonus radjabii (Morvan, 1974)*.
 
Keyword(s): Ground beetle,Fauna,rangelands,Tehran province
 
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