Taxon profile


Valgus hemipterus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Scarabaeus hemipterus Linnaeus, 1758
Scarabaeus variegatus Scopoli, 1763
Valgus rubi Baguena, 1955
Valgus rufosquamatus Dalla Torre, 1879

Type taxon of:Valgus L.G. Scriba, 1790 (Scarabaeus hemipterus Linnaeus, 1758)



Intertaxon relationships

food: Castanea sativa Mill. - Sweet Chestnut

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Valgus hemipterus hemipterus (Linnaeus, 1758)
subspecies Valgus hemipterus meridionalis Rössner, 2014

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [246966]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Valgus hemipterus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Juřena D, Týr V. (2008): Checklist of Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Klapalekiana, 44 (Suppl.): 3-15 [as Valgus hemipterus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 25 June 2016

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