Taxon profile


Blister Beetle
Lytta vesicatoria (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Meloidae - blister beetles »  genus Lytta »  subgenus Lytta

Scientific synonyms

Lytta (Lytta) vesicatoria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cantharis vesicatoria
Lytta crassicornis Costa, 1882

Other names

= Blister Fly
= Spanish Fly


Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Lytta vesicatoria freudei Kaszab, 1958

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subspecies Lytta vesicatoria moreana Pic, 1941
subspecies Lytta vesicatoria togata Fischer von Waldheim, 1844

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subspecies Lytta vesicatoria vesicatoria (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [123716]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Lytta vesicatoria (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Farkač J., Král D. & Škorpík M. (eds.) (2005): Červený seznam ohrožených druhů České republiky - Bezobratlí, Agentura ochrany přírody a krajiny ČR, Praha, 760 pp. [as Lytta vesicatoria (Linné, 1758)]

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