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Chlorophorus aegyptiacus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA INSECTA COLEOPTERA CERAMBYCIDAE

Scientific Name: Chlorophorus aegyptiacus
Species Authority: (Fabricius, 1775)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-06-05
Assessor(s): Putchkov, A., Schlaghamersky, J., Nardi, G., Tykarski, P., Munteanu, N. & Istrate, P.
Reviewer(s): Alexander, K. & Nieto, A.
Justification:

European regional assessment: listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of information on the population size and trends and threats.

EU 27 regional assessment: listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of information on the population size and trends and threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is widely distributed in southeastern Europe. It is also reported from Canakkale (Malmusi and Saltini 2005), in the European part of Turkey.
Countries:
Native:
Bulgaria; Greece (Greece (mainland), Kriti); Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Montenegro; Turkey (Turkey-in-Europe)
Present - origin uncertain:
Serbia (Kosovo, Serbia, Serbia)
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information about the abundance or trends of this species.

Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

This is an obligate saproxylic species. It is polyphagous in the deadwood of broad-leaved trees like Quercus and Pistacia. However its development is inadequately known. Adults are active in V-VI. 

Systems: Terrestrial

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: Saproxylic Coleoptera tend to be popular with beetle collectors although trade is rarely an issue, the only exceptions being a few larger species of more dramatic form or colour.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

The species occurs in several protected areas.


Citation: Putchkov, A., Schlaghamersky, J., Nardi, G., Tykarski, P., Munteanu, N. & Istrate, P. 2010. Chlorophorus aegyptiacus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 August 2014.
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