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Title: Jewel beetles (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) from the Maltese Islands (Central Mediterranean)
Authors: Mifsud, David
Bily, Svatopluk
Keywords: Beetles -- Malta
Buprestidae -- Malta
Acmaeodera -- Malta
Agrilus -- Malta
Anthaxia -- Malta
Issue Date: 2002-12
Publisher: The Central Mediterranean Naturalist
Citation: Mifsud, D., & Bily, S. (2002). Jewel beetles (Coleoptera, Buprestidae) from the Maltese Islands (Central Mediterranean). The Central Mediterranean Naturalist, 3(4), 181-188.
Abstract: The jewel beetle fauna of the Maltese Islands is reviewed, based on literature records and where possible examination of earlier citations and of recently collected material. A total of seventeen species have been recorded of which seven species are new records for the Maltese Islands. These are Acmaeoderella (Carininota) flavofasciata flavofasciata (Piller & Mitterparcher, 1783), Acmaeoderella (Euacmaeoderella) lanuginosa /anuginosa (Gyllenhal, 1870), Anthaxia (Anthaxia) tha/assophila tha/assophila Abeille de Perrin, 1900, Agrilus (Agrilus) derasofasciatus Lacordaire, 1835, Agrilus (Agri/us) roscidus Kiesenwetter, 1857, Aphanisticus pygmaeus Lucas, 1849 and Trachys corusca (Ponza, 1805), two of which were previously based on misidentifications.
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