Xantholinus (Xantholinus) linearis Olivier, 1795,

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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Xantholinus (Xantholinus) linearis Olivier, 1795


Xantholinus (Xantholinus) linearis Olivier, 1795 


Palearctic species ( Majka and Klimaszewski 2012). Widespread in Italy, but absent in Sardinia ( Ruffo and Stoch 2005).


Found in many kinds of decaying organic matter such as animal dung, compost piles and decaying vegetation; also in leaf litter and debris and amongst low vegetation in moist habitats; often around gardens and farmhouses ( Majka and Klimaszewski 2012).