Morimus asper (Sulzer, 1776)

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

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Morimus asper (Sulzer, 1776)
status

 

Morimus asper (Sulzer, 1776)  

Cerambyx asper   Sulzer, 1776 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Morimus ganglbaueri   Reitter, 1894 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 4; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:114117; scientificName: Morimusasper; order: Coleoptera; family: Cerambycidae; genus: Morimus; scientificNameAuthorship: Sulzer 1776; 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: Carlo Pesarini; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps  

Distribution

Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Corsica, Croatia, European Turkey, French mainland, Greek mainland, Italian mainland, Romania, San Marino, Sardinia, Sicily, Spanish mainland, Switzerland ( Fauna Europaea 2013).

Notes

The species has a strong sexual dimorphism. The larva is polyphagous and develops in both deciduous and coniferous trees, but prefers the first. The adult can be found on the trunks of the same host plants ( Pesarini and Sabbadini 1994).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cerambycidae

Genus

Morimus