Taxon profile


Copris lunaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Copris (Copris) lunaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Copris belisama Schrank, 1798
Copris castaneus Mulsant, 1842
Copris corniculatus Mulsant, 1842
Copris deletus Mulsant, 1842
Copris gistelianus Gistl, 1857
Copris jenisonianus Gistl, 1857
Copris lunatus
Copris obliteratus Mulsant, 1842
Scarabaeus bifidus Poda, 1761



Similar species

Copris umbilicatus Abeille de Perrin, 1901

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [192146]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Copris lunaris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Copris lunaris O.F.Müller, 1764]
CZ Juřena D, Týr V. (2008): Checklist of Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Klapalekiana, 44 (Suppl.): 3-15 [as Copris (Copris) lunaris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 25 June 2016

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