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Volume 2013, Issue 1
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Abstract

We report the discovery of the blister beetle, Reiche, 1957, in Qatar. According to the there is no record for the genus in Qatar, although the genus is well represented in other areas of the Arabian Peninsula. is a rare species, that is present along a wide area of Northern Africa and Western Asia. Our findings bridge the current geographic gap in the known distribution of the species from Saudi Arabia to Iran. We believe the Coleoptera fauna of Qatar might be underestimated. A thorough field survey is recommended in order to document the presence of other species of this family, and also to complete the catalogue of Coleoptera for the State of Qatar.

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