The Cholevinae Kirby, 1837 (Coleoptera, Leiodidae) of the Maritime Alps

Leonardo LATELLA

en Zoosystema 37 (4) - Pages 595-604

Published on 31 December 2015

This article is a part of the thematic issue Mercantour/Alpi Marittime All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory

The current knowledge of the fauna of Cholevinae Kirby, 1837 is scarce and fragmentary. A synthesis of our knowledge of the Cholevinae fauna of the Maritime Alps is presented in the form of an annotated and updated checklist, based on both published and new records. Biogeographical and taxonomic remarks are provided, stressing the presence of five endemic species in the areas less ­impacted by the last glaciation.


Maritime Alps, Coleoptera, Cholevinae, research history, zoogeography, faunistics.

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