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First record of Pediacus dermestoides (Fabricius, 1792) (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) for Bulgaria


Denis Gradinarov https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6128-5009; Ognyan Sivilov https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3497-8237; Danail Doychev https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1109-6194

16 February 2021 · volume 42 · [2] · pp. 5–8 · PDF

Abstract: The saproxylic species Pediacus dermestoides (Fabricius, 1792) is reported from forest habitats located in five mountains in Bulgaria. The adult beetles were found under the bark of several host tree species or captured with flight interception traps. It seems that P. dermestoides might be widespread in the mountain forests in Bulgaria.

Keywords: Balkan Peninsula, distribution, forest habitats, saproxylic species

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Gradinarov D., Sivilov O., Doychev D. 2021 First record of Pediacus dermestoides (Fabricius, 1792) (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) for Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 42: 5–8.

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