Cryptarcha strigata (Fabricius, 1787)

Stefanelli, Silvia, Della Rocca, Francesca & Bogliani, Giuseppe, 2014, Saproxylic beetles of the Po plain woodlands, Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 2, pp. 1106-1106: 1106

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Cryptarcha strigata (Fabricius, 1787)


Cryptarcha strigata (Fabricius, 1787)  

Nitidula strigata   Fabricius, 1787 - Fauna Europaea (2013)


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 2; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID:; scientificName: Cryptarchastrigata; order: Coleoptera; family: Nitidulidae; genus: Cryptarcha ; scientificNameAuthorship: Fabricius 1787; 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: Paolo Audisio; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  


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


The species lives in mesophilic woodlands, especially lowland oak forests, but is also found in mixed forests. It lives associated with macromycetes in decaying trees ( Audisio 1993).