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Saproxylic insects caught in window traps and hatched from polypores in small and large old forests in southern Norway


The dataset includes beetle species caught in window traps in 5 old forests fragments in southern Norway and 1 in Southern Sweden. Five traps were used per forest and sampling occurred from mid May to mid August 2014 at 4 out of the 6 sites. The two remaining sites were sampled from mid June to mid August. In addition to the traps, the dataset includes insect species hathced from 114 polypore Fomitopsis pinicola collected in the same areas. There is also data on insects from 5 Fomitopsis rosea. Both beetles and parasitoids are identified to species.