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Atheta (Dimetrota) knabli G. Benick, 1938 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)– a new species for the Polish fauna


Atheta knabli in the Białowieża Forest


Walesiak, Michał (Autor) ORCID ; Komosiński, Karol (Autor) ORCID ; Feldman, Benedikt ; Thorn, Simon (Autor) ORCID


Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii Polskiej Akademii Nauk

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133–137 p. <br>

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Białowieża Forest ; Aleocharinae ; rove beetle ; staphylinid distribution ; dung-baited trap ; Poland


In 2021, two specimens of Atheta knabli, a rare beetle species known mostly from subalpine/alpine regions in Europe, were discovered with dung-baited traps in a lowland habitat of Białowieża Forest, NE Poland. To our knowledge, this is the first record of this species for Poland and the first confirmed for a lowland habitat.


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Fragmenta Faunistica 64 (2): 133–137, 2021





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MiIZ PAN, call no. P.256 ; MiIZ PAN, call no. P.4664 ; click here to follow the link


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