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Carabidae of Arabia

Qatar, Oman


The beetle family Carabidae is known as an important group of indicator species. During our campaigns on the Arabian Peninsula, the presence of these insects is specifically examined, as there is still a lot of knowledge to be gained in this area.

The ground beetle work around the expeditions is coordinated by Sylvia de Vries. All observations are recorded Our special thanks go to Ron Felix (Entomologist, Naturalis) for providing identification assistance.

Field data NICHE:Jolynn van Duffelen, Ron Goosselink, Julian Overweg, Sylvia de Vries.

Identification contributions: Ron Felix.


Some ground beetles from Irakaya Farm area:


Involved parties

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