Meloe proscarabaeusLinnaeus, 1758. O. Coleoptera, F. Meloidae. This species is notable for the issuance of cantharidin as a defense mechanism. Distributed in Europe and Asia and widespread by the center and north of the Iberian Peninsula, where the nominal subspecies is found. ©MCNB - Sergi Gago, 2016.


  • Title: Representative species of Meloidae family.

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