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Tropinota (Epicometis) hirta (Poda, 1761)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 1 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:247090; scientificName: Tropinota hirta; order: Coleoptera; family: Cetoniidae; genus: Tropinota; scientificNameAuthorship: Poda 1761; 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: Giuseppe Carpaneto; dateIdentified: 2011

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 1 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:247090; scientificName: Tropinota hirta; order: Coleoptera; family: Cetoniidae; genus: Tropinota; scientificNameAuthorship: Poda 1761; Location: country: Italy ; stateProvince: Pavia; locality: SIC "Boschi Siro Negri e Moriano" - BN21 ; verbatimElevation: 66 m; verbatimCoordinates: 32T 506342E 5005026N; verbatimCoordinateSystem: UTM WGS 84; decimalLatitude: 45.198691 ; decimalLongitude: 9.080746 ; georeferencedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; georeferenceProtocol: GPS; Identification: identifiedBy: Giuseppe Carpaneto; dateIdentified: 2011

Distribution

Albania, Andorra, Austria, Balearic Is., Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Channel Is., Corsica, Crete, Croatia, Cyclades Is., Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dodecanese Is., European Turkey, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Kaliningrad Region, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova Republic of, Poland, Romania, Russia East, Russia South, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spanish mainland, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, Near East, North Africa ( Fauna Europaea 2013 ).

Notes

This is an univoltine species. The larva feeds on decaying plant matter and roots in the soil. The adult appears at the end of March mostly on yellow flowers and feeds on pollen ( Hůrka 2005 ).

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