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Exotic Elateridae (Coleoptera: Elateroidea) in Italy: an overview.

Abstract

The present contribution summarized the available information on the three exotic Elateridae, namely Aeolus melliculus Candèze, 1859, Conoderus posticus (Eschscholtz, 1829) and Heteroderes vagus Candèze, 1893, currently recorded in Italy. New faunistic records and an identification key to the Italian Oophorini (Agrypninae; inclusive of the exotic species) are provided.