publication . Article . 2002

Biology and distribution of chafers (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) living in hollow trees in Sweden.

Nilsson, Sven; Baranowski, Rickard; Hedin, Jonas; Jansson, Niklas; Ranius, Thomas;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2002 Journal: issn: 0013-886X, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Sveriges Entomologiska Förening
Abstract
We review the ecology and distributions of the chafers Liocola marmorata (F.), Gnorimus nobilis (L.) and Gnorimus variabilis (L.) in Sweden based on museum and several large private collections. These species live in hollow deciduous trees, in Sweden especially in oaks. The former and recently documented localities are shown on maps. More than 100 years ago, all the species as well as their habitats were more common in Sweden than today. One problem when interpreting old finds is that hollow trees do not seem to have been examined by entomologists, except during the last 50 years. However, Gnorimus nobilis, which often visits flowers, was frequently found in for...
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publication . Article . 2002

Biology and distribution of chafers (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) living in hollow trees in Sweden.

Nilsson, Sven; Baranowski, Rickard; Hedin, Jonas; Jansson, Niklas; Ranius, Thomas;