First record of the invasive exotic sap beetle Phenolia (Lasiodites) picta (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Greece
The exotic sap beetle Phenolia (Lasiodites) picta (Macleay, 1825) is recorded for the first time in Greece. In August 2018, a nitidulid beetle was found and photographed near Mt. Pelion of Central Greece. It was later identified as P. picta, a recent alien species in Europe, previously recorded from Spain, France, and Turkey. Photographic material and information on the species’ distribution, biology, and potential economic and ecological implications are discussed.
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Kalaentzis, K., Mpamnaras, A. G., & Kazilas, C. (2020). First record of the invasive exotic sap beetle Phenolia (Lasiodites) picta (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Greece. ENTOMOLOGIA HELLENICA, 28(2), 25–30. https://doi.org/10.12681/eh.20845
- Vol. 28 No. 2 (2019)
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