Cucujus tulliae

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Taxonavigation: Cucujoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cucujoidea

Familia: Cucujidae
Genus: Cucujus
Species: Cucujus tulliae


  • Cucujus tulliae Bonacci, Mazzei, Horak & Brandmayr, 2012
Holotype: PBC (Department of Ecology of the University of Calabria).
Type locality: Italy, Central Calabria, Sila National Park, mountains between the Cecita Lake and the Longobucco municipality, 1300–1600 m a. s. l., forests between 39°23'/25'N and 16°32'/35'E.
Etymology: Tullia Zetto was an active zoologist and teacher of the Department of Ecology of the University of Calabria, who endeavoured for more than 20 years larval morphology and behaviour of carabids and other predatory beetles in Calabria and in several Mediterranean lands.

Primary references[edit]

  • Bonacci, T.; Mazzei, A.; Horák, J.; Brandmayr, P. 2012: Cucujus tulliae sp. n. – an endemic Mediterranean saproxylic beetle from genus Cucujus Fabricius, 1775 (Coleoptera, Cucujidae), and keys for identification of adults and larvae native to Europe. ZooKeys 212: 63–79. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.212.3254 Open access. Reference page