Dr. Mahmoud  Saleh Abdel-Dayem

Dr. Mahmoud Saleh Abdel-Dayem

Professor
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Insect Taxonomy and Biodiversity from Cairo University, Egypt

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Biography

Dr. Mahmoud Saleh Abdel-Dayem is currently working as Associate Professor at Plant Protection Department, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He obtained his PhD in Faunistic, Ecological, and Taxonomic Studies on the Family Carabidae from Egypt. He is member of Egyptian Society of Entomology, Egyptian British Biological Science Society and Egyptian German Society of Zoology. In past he worked as Medical Research Scientist, Demonstrator, Associate Professor at Department of Entomology, Lecturer at Cairo University and Assistant Professor at University of Qatar. He is supervising 7 MSc and 3 PhD students. He actively participated in number of conferences and workshops. He has published 37 articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Biomedical Sciences
100%
Entomology
62%
Biodiversity
90%
Zoology
75%
Insect Taxonomy
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Rasool, I., M.S. Abdel-Dayem, R.F. Felix and H.M. Aldhafer, 2018. The Dromiusina Bonelli, 1810 of southwestern Saudi Arabia with description of a new species (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini). ZooKeys, 771: 73-103.
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  2. Rasool, I., M.S. Abdel-Dayem, R.F. Felix and H.M. Aldhafer, 2018. A review of the subtribe lebiina bonelli (Lebiini, Carabidae, Coleoptera) from Southwest of Saudi Arabia. Zootaxa, 4379: 87-102.

  3. El-Hawagry, M.S., M.S. Abdel-Dayem and H.M. Al Dhafer, 2018. A contribution to the knowledge of fly fauna in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: New country records and an account of flies identified from Rawdhats, Riyadh Region, with biogeographical remarks (Insecta: Diptera). J. Nat. History, 52: 1377-1393.
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  4. Rasool, I., R.F. Felix, M.S. Abdel-Dayem and H.M. Aldhafer, 2017. A review of subtribe Cymindidina laporte, 1834 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini) in Southwestern Saudi Arabia, with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa, 4236: 157-171.

  5. El-Hawagry, M.S., M.S. Abdel-Dayem, S.A. El-Sonbati and H.M. Al Dhafer, 2017. A preliminary account of the fly fauna in Garf Raydah Nature Reserve, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with new records and biogeographical remarks (Diptera: Insecta). J. Nat. History, 51: 1499-1530.
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  6. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., H.H. Fad, A.M. El-Torkey, A.A. Elgharbawy and Y.N. Aldryhim et al., 2017. The beetle fauna (Insecta, Coleoptera) of the Rawdhat Khorim national park, central Saudi Arabia. ZooKeys, 653: 1-78.
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  7. Sharaf, M.R., S. Salman, H.M. Al Dhafer, S.A. Akbar, M.S. Abdel-Dayem and A.S. Aldawood, 2016. Taxonomy and distribution of the genus Trichomyrmex Mayr, 1865 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Arabian Peninsula, with the description of two new species. Eur. J. Taxonomy, 246: 1-36.
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  8. El-Hawagry, M.S., M.S. Abdel-Dayem, A.A. Elgharbawy and H.M. Al Dhafer, 2016. A preliminary account of the fly fauna in Jabal Shada al-A’la Nature Reserve, Saudi Arabia, with new records and biogeographical remarks (Diptera, Insecta). ZooKeys, 636: 107-139.
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  9. Al Dhafer, H.M., M.S. Abdel-Dayem, Y.N. Aldryhim, H.H. Fadl, A.M. El-Torkey, A.A. Elgharbawy and H. Setyaningrum, 2016. Diversity and composition of ground-dwelling beetle assemblages (Insecta: Coleoptera) in Rawdhat Khorim National Park, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. J. Arid Environ., 127: 187-191.
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  10. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., B.C. Kondratieff, H.H. Fadl and H.M. Al Dhafer, 2016. Dung beetle (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) abundance and diversity at nature preserve within hyper-arid ecosystem of Arabian Peninsula. Annal. Entomol. Soc. Am., 10.1093/aesa/sav154.
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  11. El Bokl, M.M., F.M. Semida, M.S. Abdel-Dayem and E.I. El Surtasi, 2015. Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) diversity and bioindicators in the lands with different anthropogenic activities in New Damietta, Egypt. Int. J. Entomol. Res., 3: 35-46.
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  12. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., E. Colonnelli, H.H. Fadl and H.M. Al Dhafer, 2015. New records of curculionoidea (coleoptera) from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Coleopterists Bull., 69: 639-644.
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  13. Witt, C.J., J.E. Pinzon, P.A. Manibusan, J.A. Pavlin and R.V. Gibbons et al., 2013. Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases. In: Enviromnental Tracking for Public Health Surveillance, Morain, S. and A. Budge (Eds.). Taylor and Francis Group, London, UK., pp: 187-226.

  14. Sharaf, M.R., M.S. Abdeldayem, H. Aldhafer and A.S. Aldawood, 2013. The ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Rawdhat Khorim nature preserve, Saudi Arabia, with description of a new species of the genus Tetramorium Mayr. Zootaxa, 3709: 565-580.
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  15. Sallam, M.F., A.M. Al Ahmed, M.S. Abdel-Dayem and M.A. Abdullah, 2013. Ecological niche modeling and land cover risk areas for rift valley fever vector, Culex tritaeniorhynchus giles in Jazan, Saudi Arabia. PLOS One, Vol. 8. 10.1371/journal.pone.0065786.
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  16. Obenauer, P.J., M.S. Abdel-Dayem, C.A. Stoops, J.T. Villinski and R. Tageldin et al., 2013. Field responses of Anopheles gambiae complex (Diptera: Culicidae) in Liberia using yeast-generated carbon dioxide and synthetic lure-baited light traps. J. Med. Entomol., 50: 863-870.
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  17. Abdel-Dayem, M.S. and M.G. Kippenhan, 2013. A new record of Cylindera (ifasina) rectangularis (Klug)(Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae) for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Coleopterists Bull., 67: 19-21.
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  18. Obenauer, P.J., B.B. Annajar, H.A. Hanafi, M.S. Abdel-Dayem, S.S. El-Hossary and J. Villinski, 2012. Efficacy of light and nonlighted Carbon Dioxide-baited traps for adult sand fly (Diptera: Psychodidae) surveillance in three counties of mesrata, Libya. J. Am. Mosq. Control Assoc., 28: 179-183.
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  19. Norfolk, O., M. Abdel-Dayem and F. Gilbert, 2012. Rainwater harvesting and arthropod biodiversity within an arid Agro-ecosystem. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ., 162: 8-14.
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  20. El-Hennawy, H.K., D.M. Medany, G.M. Orabi, F.M. Semida and M.S. Abdel- Dayem, 2012. The first record of Halodromus patellidens (Levy, 1977) (Araneae: Philodromidae) in Egypt. Serket, 13: 182-186.

  21. El Surtasi, E.I., F.M. Semida, M.S. Abdel-Dayem and M.M. El Bokl, 2012. The threat of urbanization on beetle diversity in new Damietta City, Egypt. Nat. Sci., 10: 15-23.
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  22. Chisholm, K., E. Dueger, N.T. Fahmy, H.A. Samaha, A. Zayed, M. Abdel-Dayem and J.T. Villinski, 2012. Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever virus in ticks from imported livestock in Egypt [letter]. Emerging Infect. Dis., 18: 181-182.
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  23. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., B.B. Annajar, H.A. Hanafi and P.J. Obenauer, 2012. The potential distribution of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Libya based on ecological niche model. J. Med. Entomol., 49: 739-745.
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  24. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., 2012. An annotated checklist of endemic Carabidae (Coleoptera) of Egypt. Check List, 8: 197-203.

  25. Orabi, G.M., F.M. Semida, M.S. Abdel-Dayem and M.R. Sharaf and S.M. Zalat, 2011. Diversity patterns of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) along an elevation gradient at St. Catherine protectorate, South Sinai, Egypt. Zool. Middle East, 54: 101-112.

  26. Edmardash, Y.A.E., M.S. Abdel-Dayem and N.S. Gadallah, 2011. The subfamily Cheloninae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) from Egypt, with the description of two new species. ZooKeys, 115: 85-102.
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  27. Abd El-Ghani, M., M. Abo El-Kheir and M. Abdel-Dayem, 2011. Vegetation analysis and soil characteristics of five common desert climbing plants in Egypt. Turk. J. Bot., 35: 561-580.
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  28. Zakaria, M.K., F.M. Semida and M.S. Abdel-Dayem, 2010. Rhopalomyia-Seriphidium herba-album interaction and modeling of their habitat in the south Sinai ecosystem. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 87: 55-69.

  29. El-Gharbawy, A.A., M.S. Abdel-Dayem and A.M. El-Torkey, 2010. A review of the egyptian ant flower beetles (Amblyderus, Hirticollis, Leptaleus, Pseudoleptaleus):(Coleoptera, Anthicidae, Anthicini). Bolein SEA, 47: 223-228.
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  30. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., I.F. Shoukry, Z.M. El-Bashir and F.F. Abdel-Halim, 2010. Illustrated key to species of Saprinus Erichson, 1834 (Coleoptera: Histeridae) in Egypt. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 87: 19-40.

  31. Zalat, S., F. Gilbert, H. Fadel, M.S. El-Hawagry, M. Saleh, S. Kamel and J. Gilbert, 2009. Biological explorations of Sinai: Flora and fauna of Wadi Isla and Hebran, St Katherine protectorate, Egypt. Egypt. J. Nat. History, 5: 6-15.
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  32. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., 2009. A review of the Egyptian ant flower beetles (Anthicidae, Coleoptera), Part III: Tribe anthicini, genera Cordicollis Marseul, 1879 and Cyclodinus Mulsant-rey, 1866. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 86: 279-306.
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  33. Abd El-Dayem, M.S., 2009. Two new species of the ground beetle genus Tachyura Motschulsky, 1862 from Egypt: (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae: Bembidiini). Zool. Middle East, 48: 71-74.
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  34. Haggag, A.A., A.A. El-Moursy, M.A. El-Hawagry and M.S. Abdel-Dayem, 2008. Systematic studies on the subfamily Oedipodinae (Acrididae, Orthopter) from Egypt, excluding genus Sphingnotus fieber. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 85: 121-161.

  35. El-Torkey, A.M., M.S. Abdel-Dayem and A.A. El-Gharbawy, 2008. A systematic study on family Anthribidae (Order: Coleoptera) in Egypt. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 85: 1-11.

  36. El-Torkey A.M., A.A. El-Gharbawy and M.S. Abdel-Dayem, 2007. A review of silken fungus beetles (Cryptophagidae: Coleoptera) in Egypt. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 84: 85-101.
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  37. El-Torkey, A.M., H.H. Fadl, A.A. El-Gharbawy and M.S. Abdel-Dayem, 2005. A Review of the Egyptian ant flower beetles (Anthicidae, Coleoptera): I- Tribe Anthicini. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 82: 119-145.

  38. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., A.A. Haggag, A.A. El-Moursy and M.A. El-Hawagry, 2005. A revision of the genus sphingonotus fieber (Acrididae, Orthoptera) from Egypt. J. Egypt. German Soc. Zool., 47: 1-37.

  39. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., 2004. Diversity and spatial distribution of ground and tiger beetles (Carabidae, Coleoptera) in the Sinai peninsula, Egypt. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 81: 57-80.
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  40. EL-Hawagry, M.S., M.S. Abdel-Dayem and S.A. Hassan, 2003. An annotated key to the species of family Mythicomyiidae (Diptera) from Egypt. Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt., 80: 77-84.
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  41. Abdel-Dayem, M.S., M.S. El-Hawagry and S.A. Hassan, 2003. A review of the Egyptian species of tiger beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Cicindelinae). Bull. Entomol. Soc. Egypt, 80: 193-217.
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  42. Semida, F.M., M.S. Abdel-Dayem, S.M. Zalat and F.S. Gilbert, 2001. Habitat heterogeneity and altitudinal gradients in relation to beetle diversity in South Sinai, Egypt. Egypt. J. Biol., 3: 137-146.

  43. El-Moursy, A., M. El-Hawagry, M. Abdeldayem and H. Fadl, 2001. Insect diversity in zaranik protectorate, Northern Sinai, Egypt. Egypt. J. Nat. History, 3: 62-80.
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