Distribution of Osmoderma Lepeletier & Serville, 1828 in North Macedonia
Keywords:new records, saproxylic beetle, Republic of North Macedonia
This is the first comprehensive study on the presence and distribution of Osmoderma spp. in North Macedonia. The material includes 23 specimens of Osmoderma spp. collected from 12 localities in the period of 1926-2020, as part of the analyses of museum collections and field trips in different parts of the country.
The majority of specimens were recorded from the already existing protected areas (Mavrovo, Šar Planina and Galičica National Parks, Osogovo Protected Landscape).
The adult beetles were mainly found in hollows of old oak, beech and alder trees, during summer period June-August, at altitudes between 225 and 1580 m.
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