Taxon profile


Ocypus ophthalmicus (Scopoli, 1763)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Staphylinidae - rove beetles »  genus Ocypus »  subgenus Ocypus

Scientific synonyms

Staphylinus ophthalmicus Scopoli, 1763 o
Staphylinus atrocoerulescens Goeze, 1777
Staphylinus azurescens Mannerheim, 1830
Staphylinus coerulescens Goeffroy, 1785
Staphylinus cyaneus Paykull, 1789
Ocypus cyanochloris Hochhuth, 1849
Staphylinus hypsibatus Bernhauer, 1899
Staphylinus mordax Block, 1799
Staphylinus rugifrons Runde, 1835
Staphylinus subcyaneus Heer, 1839


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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Ocypus ophthalmicus atrocyaneus Fairmaire, 1860

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subspecies Ocypus ophthalmicus balearicus (J. Müller, 1926)
subspecies Ocypus ophthalmicus benoiti Drugmand, 1998
subspecies Ocypus ophthalmicus brigitteae Drugmand, 1998
subspecies Ocypus ophthalmicus ophthalmicus (Scopoli, 1763)

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subspecies Ocypus ophthalmicus rodopensis Coiffait, 1971

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [260861]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Ocypus ophthalmicus (Scopoli, 1763)]
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 "Ocypus ophhalmicus" = Ocypus ophthalmicus Scopoli, 1763]

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