Merkl O. & Mertlik J. 2005: Distributional notes and a checklist of click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from Hungary.
 Folia entomologica hungarica 66: 63–80.

First records of Ampedus hjorti (RYE, 1905), Ampedus quercicola (BUYSSON, 1887), Athous apfelbecki REITTER, 1905, Athous zebei BACH, 1854, Brachygonus ruficeps (MULSANT et GUILLEBEAU, 1855), Cidnopus platiaiMERTLIK, 1996, Cidnopus ruzenae (LAIBNER, 1977), Ectinus aterrimus (LINNAEUS, 1761), Limoniscus violaceus (P. W. J. MÜLLER, 1821), Megapenthes lugens (REDTENBACHER, 1842), Oedostethus quadripustulatus (FABRICIUS, 1792), Reitterelater bouyoni (CHASSAIN, 1992), Reitterelater dubius PLATIA et CATE, 1990, Zorochros flavipes (AUBÉ, 1850), Zorochros meridionalis (LAPORTE DE CASTELNAU, 1840) and Zorochros stibicki LESEIGNEUR, 1970 for the fauna of Hungary are given. Twelve species are deleted from the Hungarian faunal list. A checklist of the Elateridae of Hungary (131 species) is presented.

Merkl O. 2006: New beetle species in the Hungarian fauna

– Folia entomologica hungarica 67: 19-36

Eighty-nine species of Coleoptera belonging to 26 families are recorded from Hungary for the first time.

Merkl O. & Németh T. 2008: Notes on and further new species of the beetles in the Hungarian fauna (Coleoptera).
– Folia entomologica hungarica 69: 165–172

Twenty-two species of Coleoptera belonging to nine families are recorded from Hungary for the first time. Lectotype is designated for Astenus laticeps MERKL, 1991.

Németh T. & Merkl O. 2009: Rare saproxylic click beetles in Hungary: distributional records and notes on life history (Coleoptera: Elateridae).
 Folia entomologica hungarica 70: 95-137.

Locality data of 30 rare saproxylic species of Hungarian Elateridae are presented, with notes on their life history. Localities are depicted on UTM grid maps. Lacon lepidopterus (PANZER, 1801) is recorded from Hungary for the first time. With 60 figures.

Németh T., Merkl O. & Kovács T. 2009: A Mátra Múzeum bogárgyûjteménye (Coleoptera: Elateridae).
 Folia Historico Naturalia Musei Matraensis 33: 157-168.

(Beetle collection of the Mátra Museum, Gyöngyös, Hungary. Click beetles (Coleoptera: Elateridae).) A list of 63 elaterid species housed in the Mátra Museum (Gyöngyös) is given complemented
with locality data. A key for identification of the species of the tribe Ampedini known to occur in Hungary is
given in Hungarian.

Merkl O., Németh T., György Z., Podlussány A., Szelenczey B. & Vig K.  2010: Further new species of the beetles in the Hungarian fauna (Coleoptera).
– Folia entomologica hungarica 69: 165–172

Fourteen species of Coleoptera belonging to seven families are recorded from
Hungary for the first time. With 9 figures.

Giuseppe Platia & Tamás Németh 2011: On some Palaearctic click beetles deposited in the Hungarian Natural History Museum (Coleoptera: Elateridae).
– Annales historico-naturales musei nationalis hungarici 103: 65105

Twenty-two new species of Elateridae are described. Agriotes danieli sp. n. (Iran), Agriotes laszlopappi sp. n. (Afghanistan), Agriotes podlussanyi sp. n. (Turkey), Agriotes rahmei sp. n. (Syria), Agriotes silvanensis sp. n. (Turkey), Agriotes szekelykalmani sp. n. (Turkey), Ampedus ottomerkli sp. n. (Portugal), Athous (Haplathous) evae sp. n. (Spain), Athous (Haplathous) ilniczkyi sp. n. (Georgia: Abkhazia), Athous (Haplathous) korsosi sp. n. (Russia: Daghestan), Athous (Orthathous) abkhazianus sp. n. (Georgia: Abkhazia), Athous (Orthathous) fodorjenoi sp. n. (Macedonia), Athous (Orthathous) hercegovinensis sp. n. (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Athous (Orthathous) jakupicicola sp. n. (Macedonia), Athous (Orthathous) podlussanyi sp. n. (Turkey), Athous (Orthathous) slavonicus sp. n. (Croatia), Denticollis suzannae sp. n. (Bulgaria),Lacon nadaii sp. n. (Iran), Melanotus (Spheniscosomus) kangwonensis sp. n. (South Korea),Mulsanteus istvani sp. n. (Iran), Pittonotus iranicus sp. n. (Iran), Poemnites katalinbodorae sp. n. (South Korea). New distributional data for species
of the genera Agriotes, Ampedus, Athous, Cidnopus, Dalopius, Denticollis, Idotarmonoides, Lacon, Megathous, Melanotus, Plastocerus and Tetrigus are given. The female of Dalopius apterus PLATIA et GUDENZI, 2006 unknown at the time of its description, is figured.
With 102 figures.

N. Gouix, J. Mertlik, A. Jarzabek-Müller, T. Németh and H. Brustel 2012: Known status of the endangered western Palaearctic violet click beetle (Limoniscus violaceus) (Coleoptera) - Journal of Natural History Vol. 46: 769–802

The monitoring of many threatened saproxylic species is still challenging. As a result, knowledge of their ecology and distribution is often patchy, even for species that are crucial for environmental policies, such as Natura 2000 species. Here we compiled 436 data entries on the occurrence of one of these species, the Western Palaearctic violet click beetle Limoniscus violaceus. The beetle is currently listed in 58 Sites of Community Importance (SCI) of the Natura 2000 network, covering an area of 3859 km2. We conclude that 15 of these SCIs have no proven evidence of the presence of L. violaceus. However, the species has been recorded in 16 new SCIs. The beetle was associated with basal hollow trees in 187 localities from 17 countries. We also provide an overview of the current knowledge about the species and comment on its distribution in each country.

Kovács T. & Németh T. 2012: Ritka szaproxilofág álpattanóbogarak, pattanóbogarak és lárváik a Mátra és a Bükk területérõl (Coleoptera: Cerophytidae, Elateridae)
 Folia Historico Naturalia Musei Matraensis 36: 19–28

(Rare saproxylic species of Cerophytidae and Elateridae and their larvae from the Mátra and Bükk Mountains (Coleoptera)) New records of Cerophytum elateroides and eight click beetle species (Crepidophorus mutilatus, Elater ferrugineus, Hypoganus inunctus, Ischnodes sanguinicollis, Lacon querceus, Limoniscus violaceus, Megapenthes lugens, Pseudanostirus globicollis) are given from the Mátra and Bükk Mountains, Hungary. Crepidophorus mutilatus is recorded from Hungary for the second time, preceded by a 70 years old specimen from Kõszeg (Western Hungary). Limoniscus violaceus and Megapenthes lugens are new to the Bükk Mountains. Host plants, rare beetle collected along with these species and biological observations are summarised. Images of the larvae are presented.

Kovács Tibor, Magos Gábor & Urbán László 2012: Ritka és természetvédelmi szempontból jelentõs bogarak(Coleoptera) a Mátra és a Bükk területérõl
 Folia Historico Naturalia Musei Matraensis 36: 31–41

(Rare and protected beetles (Coleoptera) in the area of the Mátra and the Bükk) This paper provides locality data of 66 beetle species from the Mátra and Bükk Mountains. Of them, six species are of community interest listed in the Habitats Directive (Rhysodes sulcatus, Lucanus cervus, Osmoderma eremita, Cucujus cinnaberinus, Cerambyx cerdo, Rosalia alpina); two species (O. eremita, Eurythyrea quercus) is strictly protected and 39 species are protected in Hungary. Species interesting from faunistical point of view: Rhysodes sulcatus, Osmoderma eremita, Isoriphis marmottani, Dictyoptera aurora, Melandrya barbata, Zilora obscura, Cerambyx welensii, Necydalis ulmi, Purpuricenus globulicollis. The following species are new to the Mátra Mountains: Ctenicera virens, Anastrangalia dubia, Purpuricenus globulicollis and the Bükk Mountains: Eurythyrea quercus, Ampedus nigerrimus, Cerambyx welensii.

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