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Geotrupes stercorarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  (Geotrupes stercorarius)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Coleoptera suborder Polyphaga infraorder Scarabeiformia superfamily Scarabaeoidea family Geotrupidae subfamily Geotrupinae tribe Geotrupini genus Geotrupes subgenus Geotrupes → species Geotrupes stercorarius

Species name(s)

Geotrupes stercorarius (Linnaeus, 1758) = Geotrupes chalybaeus Mulsant 1842 = Geotrupes exaratus Mulsant 1842 = Scarabaeus foveolatus Marsham 1802 = Geotrupes juvencus Mulsant 1842 = Geotrupes putridarius Erichson 1847 = Geotrupes subrugulosus Mulsant 1842 = Geotrupes subviolaceus Mulsant 1842 = Geotrupes virescens Mulsant 1842 = Geotrupes bannani Bromfield 1834 = Geotrupes punstatostriatus Stephens 1830. [10, 186]



This species marks on the maps: 3.

Zoogeographical regions


Flight time

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Имаго  (Geotrupes stercorarius)

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Britain I., Bulgaria, Central European Russia, Corsica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Danish mainland, East European Russia, Estonia, European Turkey, Finland, French mainland, Germany, Greek mainland, Hungary, Ireland, Italian mainland, Kaliningrad Region, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of, Moldova, North European Russia, Northern Ireland, Northwest European Russia, Norwegian mainland, Poland, Portuguese mainland, Romania, San Marino, Sardinia, Selvagens Is., Sicily, Slovakia, Slovenia, South European Russia, Spanish mainland, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands [10].

Imago Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Длина тела: 16-27 мм.
    В отличии от похожего вида Anoplotrupes stercorosus более крупный. Задние голени снаружи с 3 поперечными килями. Верх чёрный с синей или зеленоватой каймой, часто черноватосиний, низ металлич. фиолетовый или синий, в чёрных волосках. Надкрылья между швом и плечевым бугорком с 7 точечными бороздками. [249].

Imago lifespan

  • Май - Сентябрь [PC93].


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Eugene Davkaev, Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

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27.10.2017 12:16, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic.

23.10.2017 15:04, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Flight time: No formalized data → , , , , .

27.10.2016 23:06, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Geotrupes stercorarius Linnaeus, 1758 → (Linnaeus, 1758).

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