Cordalia obscura 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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Cordalia obscura Gravenhorst, 1802


Cordalia obscura Gravenhorst, 1802 


Europe, north Asia (excluding China), Caucaso and North America ( Pace 2005, Majka and Klimaszewski 2012). In Italy, the species is widespread ( Ruffo and Stoch 2005).


Common in decaying plant material and also found on carrion and dung. It is found in the nest of several birds species ( Majka and Klimaszewski 2012).