First record of Dinoderus (Dinoderastes) japonicus in Italy (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae)

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Gianluca Nardi *
Davide Badano
Bruno De Cinti
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Dinoderus (Dinoderastes) japonicus, a species native of the Eastern Palaearctic, is reported for the first time from Italy on the basis of a female specimen collected in a beech forest (Veneto Region, Treviso Province, Foresta del Cansiglio). The possible establishment of this alien species in Italy is briefly discussed.

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