Tachinus (Tachinus) corticinus Gravenhorst, 1802

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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Tachinus (Tachinus) corticinus Gravenhorst, 1802


Tachinus (Tachinus) corticinus Gravenhorst, 1802  


Europe, Russia, south to Turkey and the Caucasus, east to Japan ( Majka and Klimaszewski 2012). The presence of this species is reported only for northern Italy including: Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige, Lombardia, Val d'Aosta, Piemonte, Liguria and Emilia-Romagna ( Ruffo and Stoch 2005).


Lives in both lowlands and mountain areas, mainly in moist mixed and deciduous forests. It can be found under fallen leaves, in mosses, in compost and rotting hay and straw, and in mountains under stones in moist places ( Majka and Klimaszewski 2012).