Lacon punctatus (Herbst, 1779)

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

Lacon punctatus (Herbst, 1779)
status

 

Lacon punctatus (Herbst, 1779)  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 2; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Laconpunctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; 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 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 2; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Laconpunctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; 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 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 4; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Laconpunctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; 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 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 3; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:236113; scientificName: Laconpunctatus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Lacon; scientificNameAuthorship: Herbst 1779; 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 GoogleMaps  

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern ( European Environment Agency 2013).

Distribution

Balearic Is., Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Corsica, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, European Turkey, French mainland, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Malta, Portuguese mainland, Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Spanish mainland, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, East Palaearctic, Near East, North Africa ( Fauna Europaea 2013).

Notes

The species lives in conifers, mainly pine, and in broadleaves like oak, beech, chestnut, willow, poplar, pear, and lime. The larva develops under the bark of standing and fallen dead trees and in stumps and trunks invaded by ants of the genus Camponotus   . The adult has crepuscular and nocturnal habits and is often found together with the larvae ( Platia 1994).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Elateridae

Genus

Lacon