Tropinota (Epicometis) hirta (Poda, 1761)

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

Tropinota (Epicometis) hirta (Poda, 1761)
status

 

Tropinota (Epicometis) hirta (Poda, 1761)  

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:247090; scientificName: Tropinotahirta; order: Coleoptera; family: Cetoniidae; genus: Tropinota; scientificNameAuthorship: Poda 1761; 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: Giuseppe Carpaneto; dateIdentified: 2011 GoogleMaps   Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 1; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:247090; scientificName: Tropinotahirta; order: Coleoptera; family: Cetoniidae; genus: Tropinota; scientificNameAuthorship: Poda 1761; 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, Andorra, Austria, Balearic Is., Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Channel Is., Corsica, Crete, Croatia, Cyclades Is., Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dodecanese Is., European Turkey, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Kaliningrad Region, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova Republic of, Poland, Romania, Russia East, Russia South, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spanish mainland, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Ukraine, Yugoslavia, Near East, North Africa ( Fauna Europaea 2013).

Notes

This is an univoltine species. The larva feeds on decaying plant matter and roots in the soil. The adult appears at the end of March mostly on yellow flowers and feeds on pollen ( Hůrka 2005).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Cetoniidae

Genus

Tropinota