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Observations of the ladybird Platynaspis luteorubra (Goez) on motorway verges along the ring-road of Brussels, with comments on its habitat and host preference (Coleoptera Coccinellidae Chilocorinae)

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Observations of the ladybird Platynaspis luteorubra (Goez) on motorway verges along the ring-road of Brussels, with comments on its habitat and host preference (Coleoptera Coccinellidae Chilocorinae). / Dekoninck, W; Desender, K; Grootaert, P; Maelfait, Jean-Pierre; Baert, R; De Bakker, D; Adriaens, Tim.

In: Bulletin S.R.B.E/K.B.V.E., Vol. 140, 2004, p. 123-125.

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title = "Observations of the ladybird Platynaspis luteorubra (Goez) on motorway verges along the ring-road of Brussels, with comments on its habitat and host preference (Coleoptera Coccinellidae Chilocorinae)",
abstract = "The ladybird Platynaspis luteorubra (GOEZE) was found at three locations on the motorway verges (9 sits) along the ring-road of Brussels. In Diegem-Zaventem, Groot-Bijgaarden and Machelen adults were collected with white pitfall traps. P. luteorubra preferred short grassland vegetation mowed twice a year and its occurrence and abundance correlated significantly with the presece and nest-density of the and Lasius niger whitch is known as one of its preferred hosts. This myrmecophilic ladybird, classified as a rare coccinellid in Belgium, is probably more common than assumed until now and should be searched for in similar habitats along other motorways.",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Observations of the ladybird Platynaspis luteorubra (Goez) on motorway verges along the ring-road of Brussels, with comments on its habitat and host preference (Coleoptera Coccinellidae Chilocorinae)

AU - Dekoninck, W

AU - Desender, K

AU - Grootaert, P

AU - Maelfait, Jean-Pierre

AU - Baert, R

AU - De Bakker, D

AU - Adriaens, Tim

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PY - 2004

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N2 - The ladybird Platynaspis luteorubra (GOEZE) was found at three locations on the motorway verges (9 sits) along the ring-road of Brussels. In Diegem-Zaventem, Groot-Bijgaarden and Machelen adults were collected with white pitfall traps. P. luteorubra preferred short grassland vegetation mowed twice a year and its occurrence and abundance correlated significantly with the presece and nest-density of the and Lasius niger whitch is known as one of its preferred hosts. This myrmecophilic ladybird, classified as a rare coccinellid in Belgium, is probably more common than assumed until now and should be searched for in similar habitats along other motorways.

AB - The ladybird Platynaspis luteorubra (GOEZE) was found at three locations on the motorway verges (9 sits) along the ring-road of Brussels. In Diegem-Zaventem, Groot-Bijgaarden and Machelen adults were collected with white pitfall traps. P. luteorubra preferred short grassland vegetation mowed twice a year and its occurrence and abundance correlated significantly with the presece and nest-density of the and Lasius niger whitch is known as one of its preferred hosts. This myrmecophilic ladybird, classified as a rare coccinellid in Belgium, is probably more common than assumed until now and should be searched for in similar habitats along other motorways.

M3 - A3: Article in a journal without peer review

VL - 140

SP - 123

EP - 125

JO - Bulletin S.R.B.E/K.B.V.E.

JF - Bulletin S.R.B.E/K.B.V.E.

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