In 2009 we for the first time found a look in a neighborhood of the city of Geledzhik. Still this look wasn't specified for t he territory of Russia, but also Palearktiki as a whole. In 2013 this look was noted repeatedly. I t testifies about not accidents of detection. The species is resulted for the first time for Russia and will be included in base Zoological institute the Russian Academy of Sciences
Pushkin SV. Invasion of the species Alaus oculatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coleoptera; Elateridae) in the zone Palearctica. Discovery Nature, 2014. 8 (18), 6-9.
Casari S. A. Larvae of Alaus myops, A. oculatus, Chalcolepidius porcatus, Hemirhipus apicalis and generic larval characterization (Elateridae, Agrypninae, Hemirhipini). Iheringia. Série Zoologia, 2002. 92 (2), 93-110.
Dietrich H. Elateridae of New York State. Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, Memoir, 1945. 269, 79.
Smith J.W. and Enns W.R. The Click Beetle Subfamilies Agrypninae, Pyrophorinae, and Melanotinae (Coleoptera:Elateridae) in Missouri: Part I, Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 1977.50, (3) 436-468.
Peck & Thomas. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville, 1998. 180.
Milne L., M. Milne. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders. New York City, New York: Chanticleer Press, Inc. 1995.
Saunders. The Eyed El A Ter – Alans oculatus. The Canadian Entomologist, Vol. XIII. London, 1881. 6.
Evans A. V. Beetles of eastern North America. Princeton University Press. Princeton and Oxford, 2014. 256.
Bell J.T. The Canadian Entomologist Vol. XIII. London, Ont., may, 1881. 5.
Kirk H. Biological Notes on Elateridae and Melasidae (Col..) // Entomological News, Philadelphia, 1922. 33(8) , 236-240.