Platystethus (Craetopycrus) nitens C. Sahlberg, 1832,

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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Platystethus (Craetopycrus) nitens C. Sahlberg, 1832


Platystethus (Craetopycrus) nitens C. Sahlberg, 1832 


Palearctic species ( ITIS Species 2000 2020). In Italy, it is widespread ( Ruffo and Stoch 2005).


Lives on banks, pebbly shores, gorge with rocks, forests (hill and mountain), reforestation areas (Picea, Pinus  ), fountains, pastures, lakeshores, wetlands, cirques, subalpine bushes ( Rhododendron  , Dryas  , Pinus mugo  ), peat bogs, screes, parks, coppiced mixed forests, dry meadows, marshy areas ( Phragmitetum  , Caricetum  ), rural settlements, riverbanks, vegetable crops, uncultivated areas, corn crops and wetlands near source ( Zanetti et al. 2016).