Trogoderma variabile Ballion, 1878: a possible new pest of Italian entomological collections (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)
Keywords:Dermestidae, new record, peninsular Italy, stored product pests, museum pests
AbstractThe first infestation of an entomological collection in Italy by Trogoderma variabile Ballion, 1878 is recorded; it was detected in Rome in 2014. This record and another one from the Molise Region, are herein discussed. Distributional, biological and nomenclatural data on this polyphagous alien pest are summarized, and its possible local establishment is discussed.
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Nardi, G. and Vomero, V. (2017) “Trogoderma variabile Ballion, 1878: a possible new pest of Italian entomological collections (Coleoptera: Dermestidae)”, Fragmenta entomologica, 49(1), pp. 85–88. doi: 10.13133/2284-4880/235.
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