Metrioptera oblongicollis (Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1882)

Synonyms/other combinations:
Vichetia oblongicollis

Metrioptera oblongicollis: Male (SW-Bulgaria, Bansko, late July 2015) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Male (SW-Bulgaria, Bansko, late July 2015) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Male (SW-Bulgaria, Bansko, late July 2015) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Male (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Male (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Female (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Female (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Female (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Female (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Female (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Female (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Female (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N] Metrioptera oblongicollis: Habitat (SW-Bulgaria, Belasica near Petrich, 1750m, early August 2017) [N]

Habitat:
Metrioptera oblongicollis inhabits humid to moderately dry and usually densely vegetated habitats like mountain slopes, heathland with dwarf shrubs, open scrub, woodland clearings or extensively managed pastures.

Remarks:
Metrioptera oblongicollis occurs in the Central and Southern Balkans, especially Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece and locally also Romania.



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