Taxon profile


Great Capricorn Beetle
Cerambyx cerdo Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Cerambycidae - longhorn beetles »  genus Cerambyx »  subgenus Cerambyx

Scientific synonyms

Cerambyx cerdo var. major Linnaeus, 1758 o
Cerambyx heros Scopoli, 1763
Cerambyx luguber Voet, 1778
Hamaticherus heros (Scopoli) Stephen
Hammaticherus heros (Scopoli) White, 1853
Cerambyx heres (Scopoli) Fabricius, 1787 (misspelling) m

Other names

= Cerambyx Longicorn

IUCN category:Vulnerable
Temporal range:Pleistocene - recent


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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Cerambyx cerdo acuminatus Motschulsky, 1852
subspecies Cerambyx cerdo cerdo Linnaeus, 1758

Cerambyx cerdo cerdo

subspecies Cerambyx cerdo iranicus Heyrovský, 1951
subspecies Cerambyx cerdo mirbecki Lucas, 1842

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o original combination

m misspelling

species extinct in area described by check-list

i species introduced to area described by check-list