Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 65(1): 121-128, doi: 10.3897/travaux.65.e77971
New data on the taxonomy, distribution and host plants of subfamily Chrysochroinae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Bulgaria
expand article infoVladimir Sakalian, Toshko Ljubomirov, Enrico Migliaccio§, Victor Gashtarov|, Danail Doychev, Georgi Georgiev#
‡ Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria§ Science Naturali ed Ambientali, Rome, Italy| Unaffiliated, Sofia, Bulgaria¶ University of Forestry, Sofia, Bulgaria# Forest Research Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Data about distribution and host plants of 19 species-group taxa from subfamily Chrysochroinae are presented. In this study, fourth known locality in Balkan Peninsula of Sphenoptera (Sphenoptera) cuprina cuprina (wery rare taxon in this region) was established. Distinguishing characters of S. (Chilostetha) laportei and S. (Ch.) substriata allowing their better identification are given as well.
Buprestidae, Chrysochroinae, taxonomy, distribution, host plants, Bulgaria.