Anostirus purpureus (Poda, 1761)

Kabalak, Mahmut & Sert, Osman, 2010, Notes on Four Species of Click Beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from Turkey, The Coleopterists Bulletin 64 (2), pp. 160-162 : 160

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1649/072.064.0214

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465357

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/E01F87EF-3204-9132-FD36-9C4FCEE4D588

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scientific name

Anostirus purpureus (Poda, 1761)
status

 

Anostirus purpureus (Poda, 1761)   ( Figs. 3, 5, 6)

Locality Record. 1 male 1 female: Artvin: Şavşat Sahara (41°42′14″N 42°23′49″E), 1,908 m, 14.V.2004 GoogleMaps   ; 4 males: Şavşat Karagöl lake (41°18′22″N 42°29′17″E), 1610 m, 15.V.2004 GoogleMaps   , leg. O. Sert. This species was reported by Cate (2007) and Mertlik and Platia (2008) from Turkey without a specific locality record   .

World Distribution. Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia (central and southern European territory), Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, and Turkey ( Cate 2007).

Notes. According to Mertlik and Platia (2008), there are 12 species of Anostirus Thomson, 1859   in Turkey. The anal sternite of male A. purpureus   ( Fig. 5) is long and distinctly constricted medially, whereas it is shorter and only slightly constricted medially in the female ( Fig. 6).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Elateridae

Genus

Anostirus