Distribution extension of Adistemia convexa (Dajoz, 1974) (Coleoptera, Latridiidae) in Chile


new record
urban forest
Valdivian forest
saproxylic beetles bosque urbano
bosque Valdiviano
escarabajos saproxílicos
nuevo registro

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Tello, F. .; Olivares, F.; Tello-Arriagada, C. Distribution Extension of Adistemia Convexa (Dajoz, 1974) (Coleoptera, Latridiidae) in Chile. Gayana 2023, 87, 74-77.


Here we reported the presence of a minute brown scavenger beetles (Coleoptera, Latridiidae), Adistemia convexa (Dajoz, 1974) in an urban forest located at Valdivia city of Chile, collected using tree-trunk flight intercept traps. Based on this finding, the distribution of this genus and species is extended at 900 km towards the south of Chile, expanding the forest association to the Temperate Valdivian Forest.

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