Trachyderma hispida


  • Karkur Talh (Jebel Uweinat), November 2004
  • Karkur Talh (Jebel Uweinat), March 2007
  • Wadi Handal (Jebel Uweinat), October 2007
  • Wadi Abd el Melik (Gilf Kebir), February 2009

    This large beetle was noted several times in the southern branch of Karkur Talh, both during the day and in the evening. A single individual was noted in Wadi Abd el melik in the Gilf Kebir.

    The species was conspiciously abundant in the lower Wadi Handal in October 2007, among remnant vegetation of the rains of 2005.

    Southern Karkur Talh, 27th November, 2005 (approx. 1pm)

      Southern Karkur Talh
    16th March, 2007
    (approx. 7pm)

    Wadi handal, 23rd October, 2007 (approx. 6pm)

      Wadi Abd el Melik (Gilf Kebir),
    25th February, 2009 (approx. 11am)