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Peltis ferruginea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Peltis ferruginea)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Coleoptera suborder Polyphaga infraorder Cucujiformia superfamily Cleroidea family Trogossitidae subfamily Peltinae tribe Peltini genus Peltis → species Peltis ferruginea

Species name(s)

Peltis ferruginea (Linnaeus, 1758) = Ostoma ferruginea (Linnaeus, 1758).


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  (Peltis ferruginea)

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Ostoma cassidoides Lepechin, 1774 = Ostoma rubicunda Laicharting, 1781 = Silpha ferruginea Linnaeus, 1758 [16]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина тела: 7-9 мм. [249]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


  • Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Britain Is., Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Danish mainland, Estonia, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Italian mainland, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spanish mainland, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, East Palaearctic [10]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.


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23.04.2017 21:31, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Ostoma ferruginea (Linnaeus, 1758) → Peltis ferruginea (Linnaeus, 1758).

19.02.2016 13:20, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic.

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