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Serica brunnea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Serica brunnea)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Coleoptera suborder Polyphaga infraorder Scarabeiformia superfamily Scarabaeoidea family Scarabaeidae subfamily Melolonthinae tribe Sericini subtribe Sericina genus Serica → species Serica brunnea

Species name(s)

Serica brunnea (Linnaeus, 1758) = Melolontha erythrocephala Petagna, 1787 = Serica berardii Luigioni, 1929 = Serica heymesi Hubenthal, 1915 = Scarabaeus fulvescens Geoffroy, 1785 = Scarabaeus fulva Degeer, 1774 = Scarabaeus fulvescens Geoffroy 1785. [10, 187]

Brown Chafer.



This species marks on the maps: 2.

Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  (Serica brunnea)

Detailed information with references


  • Austria, Belgium, Britain I, French mainland, Greek mainland, Italian mainland, Poland, Spanish mainland [10].
  • Russia Central [PC93].
  • Сибирь до Иркутска, Северный Казахстан, Украина [PC93].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина тела: 8-10 мм. [249].

Imago food plants / other food objects

  • Взрослые жуки грызут листья и почки полевых и садовых культур. [PC93].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Корни травянистых растений, древесных сеянцев и саженцев. [PC93].


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

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31.01.2016 18:42, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic.

31.01.2016 18:15, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Serica brunnea Linnaeus, 1758 → (Linnaeus, 1758).

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