Ostrovsky A.M. 2021. [A new record of the checkered beetle Clerus mutillarius Fabricius, 1775 (Coleoptera: Cleridae) for Belarus] // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.20. No.6: 353–355 [in Russian, with English summary].

Gomel State Medical University, Lange Str. 5, Gomel 246000 Republic of Belarus. E-mail: Arti301989@mail.ru

doi: 10.15298/euroasentj.20.6.12

ABSTRACT. The checkered beetle species Clerus mutillarius Fabricius, 1775 is recorded from Belarus for the first time. It was collected in May 2021 from a cutting site in a mixed forest near the horticultural farming association “Motor” in Gomelskaya Oblast. Currently, 10 species of the family Cleridae are known for Belarus.

KEY WORDS: Coleoptera, Cleridae, Clerus mutillarius, new record, fauna, Belarus.

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