Sphenoptera (Sphenoptera) cuprina cuprina Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a new species to the fauna of Macedonia

Sphenoptera cuprina cuprina, a new species to the fauna of Macedonia

  • Georgi Tsvetkov Georgiev Forest Research Institute
  • Vladimir Sakalian
  • Slavčo Hristovski
  • Danail Doychev

Abstract

Sphenoptera (Sphenoptera) cuprina cuprina Motschulsky, 1860 (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) was established as a new species for Macedonia. It is Eurasian steppe element of the fauna of Balkan Peninsula. This is third report of this taxon in Balkans. With represented new record, the total number of known Macedonian Sphenoptera species and subspecies increases up to 10.

Published
2019-11-22
How to Cite
Georgiev, G., Sakalian, V., Hristovski, S., & Doychev, D. (2019). Sphenoptera (Sphenoptera) cuprina cuprina Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a new species to the fauna of Macedonia. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 21(3), 369-372. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/1648
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society