Platydema violaceum (Fabricius, 1790)

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

Platydema violaceum (Fabricius, 1790)
status

 

Platydema violaceum (Fabricius, 1790)  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:282066; scientificName: Platydemaviolaceum; order: Coleoptera; family: Tenebrionidae; genus: Platydema; scientificNameAuthorship: Fabricius 1790; 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 GoogleMaps  

Distribution

Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Britain I., Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Danish mainland, Estonia, Finland, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden ( Fauna Europaea 2013).

Notes

The species lives under the bark of old broadleaves invaded by fungi, especially oak and beech trees. It is also found under the bark of black elms Sambucus nigra   invaded by the fungus Hirneola auricola-judae   ( Hůrka 2005).