Taxon profile


Lygaeus equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hemiptera - bugs »  family Lygaeidae - ground bugs »  genus Lygaeus

Scientific synonyms

Cimex equestris Linnaeus, 1758


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Similar species

Lygaeus simulans Deckert, 1985

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Lygaeus equestris equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Lygaeus equestris sicilianus (Wagner, 1955)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [453501]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Lygaeus equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Lygaeus equestris]
CZ Kment P. (2013): Preliminary check-list of the Heteroptera of Czech Republic ver. 2013-02 [as Lygaeus equestris (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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