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Species-diversity of longhorn beetles of the Greek Isle of Crete. A Review. (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2013
Authors:W. Schedl
Journal:Linz Biological Contributions
Keywords:biology and distribution, Cerambycidae, Coleoptera, Greek Isle of Crete, species-diversity

The species diversity of the Cerambycidae of Crete shows 63 species of 5 subfamilies. Of these are 12 species and 4 subspecies endemic for the island. The great residue includes of very different zoogeographical types with a concentration of european-near eastern species. Informations are also given of the biology of the larvae and adults. Evidences of longhorn beetles on Crete reach from 2 to 1400 m above the sea level. Till now investigations are concentrated to the west and middle parts of Crete.

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