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Meligethes (Clypeogethes) subaeneus (Nitidulidae: Meligethini) - atlas of sap beetles of Russia

A.G. Kirejtshuk

          Family Nitidulidae (atlas of sap beetles of Russia)
       Tribe Meligethini C.G. Thomson, 1859
    Genus Meligethes Stephens, 1829
Subgenus Clypeogethes Scholtz, 1932

Meligethes (Clypeogethes) subaeneus Sturm, 1845
Synonyms: matronalis Audisio et Spornraft, 1990

Biology: larvae in flowers of genera Cardamine и Hesperis.

Body length: 1.7 - 3.1 mm.

Meligethes (Clypeogethes) subaeneus - Germany, specimen from collection of A. Herrmann (photo by A. Herrmann)



Кирейчук А.Г. 1992. Сем. Блестянки - Nitidulidae.; В кн.: Определитель насекомых Дальнего Востока, Ст-Петербург, Наука, Т. 3, часть 2: 114-210.

Якобсон Г.Г. 1915. Жуки России и Западной Европы. 11 часть. - Санкт-Петербург: Издание А.Ф.Девриена - 1915 - С. 865-1024.

Audisio P., Jelinek J., Mariotti A., De Biase A. 2000. The Coleoptera Nitidulidae and Kateretidae from Anatolian, Caucasian, and Middle East regions. Biogeographia. 21 (Biogeographia dell'Anatolia): 241-354.

Kirejtshuk A.G. 1997. New Palaearctic nitidulid beetles, notes on synonymy and systematic position of some species (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, Vol. 6 (1/2): 255-268.

Reitter E. 1919. Nitidulidae und Byturidae. Bestimmungs-Tabelle der europaeischen Coleopteren, 86 (Verhandlungen des naturforschenden Vereines in Bruenn, 56): 1-104.

Another sources - vgl. "Sap beetles (Nitidulidae)" in part "Scientific essay about on beetle families".