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Oedemeridae (false blister beetles)

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The false blister beetles (Oede­meridae) are medium-sized beetles of oblong shape. The males of many species exhibit thickened rear femora. The beetles are found on meadows, in gardens, on the edges of forests, usually on flowers, where they feed on pollen. The larvae develop in the soil, in wood or dry plant stems. Worldwide approx. 1500 species in 115 genera have been described, thereof 25 species from Germany.

World: 1500 Europe: 122 Germany: 26 collected: 20 Missing species Overview in inquiry module fraction: 77%
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Missing species Oedemeridae (false blister beetles) – currently missing species (6)
 Calopus serraticornis
 Ditylus laevis
 Ischnomera caerulea
 Ischnomera cinerascens
 Oedemera subulata
 Oedemera laticollis
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