Taxon profile


Redlegged Ham Beetle
Necrobia rufipes (De Geer, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Cleridae - checkered beetles »  genus Necrobia

Scientific synonyms

Clerus rufipes De Geer, 1775
Necrobia amethystina Stephens, 1832
Necrobia aspera Walker, 1858
Necrobia cupreonitens Lauffer, 1905
Tenebrio dermestoides Piller & Mitterpacher, 1783
Corynetes flavipes Klug, 1842
Necrobia foveicollis Schenkling, 1900
Corynetes glabra Jurin apud Champollion, 1814
Necrobia mumiarum Hope, 1834
Necrobia pilifera Reitter, 1894

Other names

= Red-legged Ham Beetle


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