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Prionus (Prionus) coriarius (Linneaus, 1958)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 1 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:115097; scientificName: Prionus coriarius; order: Coleoptera; family: Cerambycidae; genus: Prionus; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 1758; Location: country: Italy ; stateProvince: Pavia; locality: SIC "Boschi Siro Negri e Moriano" - BN1 ; verbatimElevation: 68 m; verbatimCoordinates: 32T 503258E 5007870N; verbatimCoordinateSystem: UTM WGS 84; decimalLatitude: 45.224312 ; decimalLongitude: 9.041499 ; georeferencedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; georeferenceProtocol: GPS; Identification: identifiedBy: Carlo Pesarini; dateIdentified: 2011

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 3 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:115097; scientificName: Prionus coriarius; order: Coleoptera; family: Cerambycidae; genus: Prionus; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 1758; Location: country: Italy ; stateProvince: Pavia; locality: SIC "Boschi Siro Negri e Moriano" - BN5 ; verbatimElevation: 62 m; verbatimCoordinates: 32T 502886E 5008393N; verbatimCoordinateSystem: UTM WGS 84; decimalLatitude: 45.229029 ; decimalLongitude: 9.036770 ; georeferencedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; georeferenceProtocol: GPS; Identification: identifiedBy: Carlo Pesarini; dateIdentified: 2011

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 4 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:115097; scientificName: Prionus coriarius; order: Coleoptera; family: Cerambycidae; genus: Prionus; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 1758; Location: country: Italy ; stateProvince: Pavia; locality: SIC "Boschi Siro Negri e Moriano" - BN10 ; verbatimElevation: 76 m; verbatimCoordinates: 32T 504479E 5006332N; verbatimCoordinateSystem: UTM WGS 84; decimalLatitude: 45.210461 ; decimalLongitude: 9.057038 ; georeferencedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; georeferenceProtocol: GPS; Identification: identifiedBy: Carlo Pesarini; dateIdentified: 2011

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern ( European Environment Agency 2013 ).

Distribution

Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Britain I., Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Danish mainland, Estonia, Finland, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova Republic of, Norwegian mainland, Poland, Portuguese mainland, Romania, Russia Central, Russia East, Russia North, Russia Northwest, Russia South, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spanish mainland, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, Near East, North Africa ( Fauna Europaea 2013 ).

Notes

The species is widespread in both the plains and the mountains. The larva develops for three years in dead wood, mainly in stumps and their roots, and reaches up to 70mm in size. The adult appears in the summer in broadleaves and mixed forests, and also rarely in conifers. It flies at dusk and during the night. It is a species with a declining population ( Hůrka 2005 , Pesarini and Sabbadini 1994 ).

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