Ampedus (Ampedus) cinnaberinus (Eschscholtz, 1829)

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

Ampedus (Ampedus) cinnaberinus (Eschscholtz, 1829)
status

 

Ampedus (Ampedus) cinnaberinus (Eschscholtz, 1829)  

Elater angusticollis   Heyden, 1886 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Ampedus lythropterus   Germar, 1844 - Fauna Europaea (2013)

Materials

Type status: Other material. Occurrence: recordedBy: Silvia Stefanelli; individualCount: 2; lifeStage: adult; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:235494; scientificName: Ampeduscinnaberinus; order: Coleoptera; family: Elateridae; genus: Ampedus; scientificNameAuthorship: Eschscholtz 1829; 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  

Ecological interactions

Conservation status

Least Concern ( European Environment Agency 2013).

Distribution

Austria, Balearic Is., Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Britain I., Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Danish mainland, Estonia, Finland, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Kaliningrad Region, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova Republic of, Norwegian mainland, Poland, Portuguese mainland, Romania, Russia Central, Russia East, Russia North, Russia Northwest, Russia South, Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spanish mainland, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Ukraine, East Palaearctic, Near East, North Africa ( Fauna Europaea 2013).

Notes

The species is principally associated with ancient oak forests. The larva develops in the dead timber of various broadleaves mainly in heart-rot, but also under the bark of rotten limbs. It is a predator of other beetle larvae, often Dorcus   sp. ( Alexander 2002).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Ampedidae

Genus

Ampedus