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Abstract

First record of Dinoderus (Dinoderastes) Japonicus in Italy (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae).

Abstract

Dinoderus (Dinoderastes) japonicus, a species native of the Eastern Palaearctic, is reported for the first time from Italy on the basis of a female specimen collected in a beech forest (Veneto Region, Treviso Province, Foresta del Cansiglio). The possible establishment of this alien species in Italy is briefly discussed.