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Pygopleurus vulpes Fabricius, 1781 ♀

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Pygopleurus vulpes Fabricius, 1781 ♀

Kato Tritos, LESVOS ● Greece

Description: The male is all covered above by long yellow orange hairs. The female has also long yellowish hairs, but elytrae remain visible. Elytra are brown-yellow.

Biology: larva lives in the ground, feeding on roots. Adults feeds on flowers.

Distribution: SE Europe, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia.


References:
Baraud J., 1989. Revision of the genus Pygopleurus Motschulsky (Coleoptera : Scarabaeoidea :Glaphyridae) Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N. S.) 23: 331-375.
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