Taxon profile


Heteronychus arator (Fabricius, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Scarabaeidae - scarabs »  genus Heteronychus

Scientific synonyms

Heteronychus arator indenticulatus Endrödi, 1974
Heteronychus arator madagassus Endrödi, 1960
Heteronychus sanctaehelenae Blanchard, 1853
Heteronychus sanctaehelenae australis Endrodi, 1961


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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Heteronychus arator arator (Fabricius, 1775)
subspecies Heteronychus arator borealis Endrödi, 1961
subspecies Heteronychus arator centralis Endrödi, 1960
subspecies Heteronychus arator clypealis Fairmaire, 1893
subspecies Heteronychus arator occidentalis Endrödi, 1961
subspecies Heteronychus arator rugifrons Fairmaire, 1871

Links and literature

EN ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Heteronychus arator (Fabricius, 1775)]
EN Pest Information Wiki [Heteronychus_arator]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Heteronychus arator (Fabricius)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016

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