King Saud University Museum of Arthropods (KSMA)



King Saud University Museum of Arthropods covers the fields of insect biodiversity, Taxonomy, Zoogeography and conservation and contributing in insect fauna of Saudi Arabia by discoveries of new species and records each year. In recent years Team KSMA is focusing on locating the potential nature reserves in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and exploring insect fauna of the country. KSMA also analysing the impact of urbanization on biodiversity,using insects as bioindicators.
We report the Carabidae collected at the Shada Al-A’Ala Nature Reserve (SANR) in Baha Province in southwestern Saudi Arabia during 2013–2015. In total, 62 carabid species and subspecies...
Study of ground beetles of the Garf Raydah Nature Reserve, located in the Asir Mountains of southwestern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) resulted in one species, Paussus abditus Nagel, sp. n...
In this paper, species of the subtribe Dromiusina Bonelli, 1810 from southwestern Saudi Arabia are revised. Eleven species in six genera (Calodromius, Dromius, Mesolestes, Metadromius,...