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Lacon punctatus (Herbst, 1779)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 2 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Lacon punctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; 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: Giuseppe Platia; dateIdentified: 2011

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 2 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Lacon punctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; 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: Giuseppe Platia; dateIdentified: 2011

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 4 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Lacon punctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; Location: country: Italy ; stateProvince: Pavia; locality: SIC "Boschi di Vaccarizza" - V1 ; verbatimElevation: 62 m; verbatimCoordinates: 32T 519272E 4999526N; verbatimCoordinateSystem: UTM WGS 84; decimalLatitude: 45.148947 ; decimalLongitude: 9.245157 ; georeferencedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; georeferenceProtocol: GPS; Identification: identifiedBy: Giuseppe Platia; dateIdentified: 2011

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 3 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Lacon punctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; Location: country: Italy ; stateProvince: Pavia; locality: SIC "Boschi di Vaccarizza" - V2 ; verbatimElevation: 65 m; verbatimCoordinates: 32T 519868E 4999488N; verbatimCoordinateSystem: UTM WGS 84; decimalLatitude: 45.148589 ; decimalLongitude: 9.252737 ; georeferencedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; georeferenceProtocol: GPS; Identification: identifiedBy: Giuseppe Platia; dateIdentified: 2011

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern ( European Environment Agency 2013 ).

Distribution

Balearic Is., Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Corsica, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, European Turkey, French mainland, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Malta, Portuguese mainland, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Spanish mainland, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, East Palaearctic, Near East, North Africa ( Fauna Europaea 2013 ).

Notes

The species lives in conifers, mainly pine, and in broadleaves like oak, beech, chestnut, willow, poplar, pear, and lime. The larva develops under the bark of standing and fallen dead trees and in stumps and trunks invaded by ants of the genus Camponotus . The adult has crepuscular and nocturnal habits and is often found together with the larvae ( Platia 1994 ).

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