Taxon profile


Metoecus paradoxus (Linnaeus, 1761)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Ripiphoridae - wedge-shaped beetles »  genus Metoecus

Scientific synonyms

Metoecus affinis Fischer von Waldheim, 1832
Metoecus atripennis Pic, 1916
Metoecus gradli Schilsky, 1901
Metoecus luteonotatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus multinotatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus nigrolineatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus theresae Pic, 1916
Metoecus trinotatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus viturati Pic, 1916
Mordella erythrogaster Froel, 1792


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Included taxa

Number of records: 8

varietas Metoecus paradoxus var. apicalis Gradl, 1882
varietas Metoecus paradoxus var. macularis Gradl, 1882

Metoecus paradoxus var. macularis

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [191805]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Metoecus paradoxus (Linnaeus, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): List of threatened species in the Czech Republic. Invertebrates, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Metoecus paradoxus (Linné, 1761)]

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