Platycleis grisea grisea Fabricius, 1781,

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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Platycleis grisea grisea Fabricius, 1781


Platycleis grisea grisea Fabricius, 1781 


Central, southern and eastern Europe to southern Russia. In Italy, it is widespread over the whole country, most abundant in the northern regions. In Sicily, it is known only from Etna ( Iorio et al. 2019, Massa et al. 2012).


It is a widespread species. It lives from sea level to high up in the mountains, in dry open habitats, mostly in patches with dense vegetation. The adults can be found in summer and autumn ( Massa et al. 2012).