Taxon profile


Protaetia fieberi (Kraatz, 1880)

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

Scientific synonyms

Protaetia (Potosia) fieberi (Kraatz, 1880)
Potosia fieberi (Kraatz, 1880)


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Similar species

Protaetia metallica (Herbst, 1782)
Elytra with a more transverse impression on the disc and with coarse punctures at the sides of the scutellum. Knees with a white spot.
Biology only in nests of Formica gr. rufa.

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Protaetia fieberi boldyrevi Jacobson, 1909
subspecies Protaetia fieberi borysthenica Medvedev, 1964
subspecies Protaetia fieberi fabriciana (Reitter, 1898)
subspecies Protaetia fieberi fieberi (Kraatz, 1880)

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [247066]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Protaetia fieberi (Kraatz, 1880)]
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 Potosia fieberi (Kraatz, 1880)]

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