Taxon profile


Protaetia affinis (Andersch, 1797)

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

Scientific synonyms

Cetonia aenea Illiger, 1806 nec Scriba, 1790
Cetonia affinis Andersch, 1797 o
Cetonia quercus Bonelli, 1807
Eupotosia affinis (Andersch) Tauzin, 1991
Potosia affinis (Andersch)



Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Protaetia affinis affinis (Andersch, 1797)

Protaetia affinis affinis

subspecies Protaetia affinis cupreonigra (Reitter, 1909)
subspecies Protaetia affinis pyrodera Reitter, 1891

Protaetia affinis pyrodera

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [247017]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Protaetia affinis (Andersch, 1797)]
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 Eupotosia affinis (Andersch, 1797)]

Data source info

Petzold M.: Cetonix []
[Data retrieved on: 23 July 2007]

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Names (not confirmed) - 3


o original combination

? disputed occurrence of species in area described by check-list