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 affinis Andersch, 1797 o
Potosia affinis (Andersch, 1797)
Eupotosia affinis (Andersch, 1797)
Cetonia aenea Illiger, 1806 nec Füssli, 1778
Cetonia quercus Bonelli, 1807



Taxon in country check-lists*

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Similar species

Protaetia splendidula (Faldermann, 1835)

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Protaetia affinis affinis (Andersch, 1797)

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

Protaetia affinis pyrodera - 000000000011

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): Červený seznam ohrožených druhů České republiky - Bezobratlí, 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