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Melasis buprestoides (Linneaus, 1761)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 1 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:188435; scientificName: Melasis buprestoides; order: Coleoptera; family: Eucnemidae; genus: Melasis; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 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 Platia; dateIdentified: 2011

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli ; individualCount: 2 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:188435; scientificName: Melasis buprestoides; order: Coleoptera; family: Eucnemidae; genus: Melasis; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 1761; 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: 4 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:188435; scientificName: Melasis buprestoides; order: Coleoptera; family: Eucnemidae; genus: Melasis; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 1761; 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: 1 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:188435; scientificName: Melasis buprestoides; order: Coleoptera; family: Eucnemidae; genus: Melasis; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 1761; 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: 2 ; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:188435; scientificName: Melasis buprestoides; order: Coleoptera; family: Eucnemidae; genus: Melasis; scientificNameAuthorship: Linnaeus 1761; 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

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Conservation status

Least Concern ( European Environment Agency 2013 ).

Distribution

Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Britain I., Bulgaria, Corsica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Danish mainland, Finland, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Kaliningrad Region, Macedonia, Norwegian mainland, Poland, Portuguese mainland, Romania, Russia Central, Russia South, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spanish mainland, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, Afro-tropical region, East Palaearctic, Near East ( Fauna Europaea 2013 ).

Notes

The species is mostly found on beech, hornbeam, and elm trees. The larva develops in rather hard dead timber, especially boughs, of a wide variety of broadleaves ( Alexander 2002 , Hůrka 2005 ).

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Plazi

Source: Plazi.org

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