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First record of the invasive alien species Cynaeus angustus (LeConte, 1851) (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) in Bulgaria

Ognyan Sivilov https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3497-8237; Hristina Hristova

20 October 2022 · volume 44 · (issue 9) · pp. 97–108 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: The invasive alien species Cynaeus angustus (LeConte, 1851) was detected for the first time in Bulgaria. In 2020–2022, eight exemplars of this North American pest were collected at three sites along the Danube River. Its distribution, microhabitat affinity, food preferences as well as some methods for control are outlined. Photographs of the adult habitus, male genitalia and female ovipositor are also provided.

Keywords: adventive species, larger black flour beetle, stored grain pest

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Sivilov O., Hristova H. 2022 First record of the invasive alien species Cynaeus angustus (LeConte, 1851) (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) in Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 44: 97–108.

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