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Phosphuga atrata
Phosphuga atrata


Beetle - Phosphuga atrata
Beetle - Phosphuga atrata

Phosphuga atrata
Subspecies2
German namesSchwarzer Schneckenjäger, Schwarzer Aaskäfer, Schneckenjäger, Schneckenaaskäfer, Schneckenfresser
Dutch namesSlakkenaaskever
Danish namesSnegleådselbille
Finnish namesEtanahaiskiainen
Norwegian namesSvart åtselbille
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), British Isles (Ireland, United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (West Midlands (Warwickshire)))))), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland (Åland Islands)), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), Southeast Europe (Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia))), Central Europe (Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia))
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Japan, Korea (South Korea), China))
Russia
America
North America
USA


Ecozones: Palaearctic

Fossils:

Cenozoic
Quaternary
Pleistocene (Middle Pleistocene)


CountriesAustria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesPhosphuga atrata in faunaeur.org
Phosphuga atrata in dyntaxa.se
Phosphuga atrata in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Phosphuga atrata
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Quick search: Phosphuga - Atrata - Beetle
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderStaphyliniformia
SuperfamilyStaphylinoidea
Rove Beetles, Carrion Beetles, Fungus Beetles, Staphylinid Beetles
FamilySilphidae
Carrion beetles, Large carrion beetles, Burying beetles, Sexton beetles
SubfamilySilphinae
TribeSilphini
GenusPhosphuga
Speciesatrata
Phosphuga atrata
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Subspecies
Phosphuga atrata atrata
Phosphuga atrata subrotundata
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Keywords
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German Flag Schwarzer Schneckenjäger
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