Litargus (Litargus) connexus (Geoffroy, 1785)

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.2.e1106

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scientific name

Litargus (Litargus) connexus (Geoffroy, 1785)
status

 

Litargus (Litargus) connexus (Geoffroy, 1785)  

Engis lunatus   Fabricius, 1792 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Litargus mediojunctus   Pic, 1903 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Mycetophagus signatus   Panzer, 1798 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Ips bifasciatus   Fabricius, 1787 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Ips marginalis   Panzer, 1793 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 101; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:124256; scientificName: Litargusconnexus; order: Coleoptera; family: Mycetophagidae; genus: Litargus; scientificNameAuthorship: Geoffroy 1785; 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: Claudio Canepari; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 91; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:124256; scientificName: Litargusconnexus; order: Coleoptera; family: Mycetophagidae; genus: Litargus; scientificNameAuthorship: Geoffroy 1785; 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: Claudio Canepari; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 115; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:124256; scientificName: Litargusconnexus; order: Coleoptera; family: Mycetophagidae; genus: Litargus; scientificNameAuthorship: Geoffroy 1785; 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: Claudio Canepari; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 211; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:124256; scientificName: Litargusconnexus; order: Coleoptera; family: Mycetophagidae; genus: Litargus; scientificNameAuthorship: Geoffroy 1785; 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: Claudio Canepari; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 125; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:124256; scientificName: Litargusconnexus; order: Coleoptera; family: Mycetophagidae; genus: Litargus; scientificNameAuthorship: Geoffroy 1785; 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: Claudio Canepari; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 111; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:124256; scientificName: Litargusconnexus; order: Coleoptera; family: Mycetophagidae; genus: Litargus; scientificNameAuthorship: Geoffroy 1785; 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: Claudio Canepari; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern ( European Environment Agency 2013).

Distribution

Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Britain I., Bulgaria, Corsica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Danish mainland, Estonia, European Turkey, Finland, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Ireland, Italian mainland, Kaliningrad Region, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, 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, Near East, North Africa ( Fauna Europaea 2013).

Notes

The larvae feeds mainly on fungi belonging to the species Daldinia loculata   and Daldinia concentric   and more generally on Pyrenomycetes  . The adult is found in rotten wood, especially if attacked by fungal decomposers ( Alexander and Anderson 2012).