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Brassicogethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775)


Brassicogethes aeneus
Brassicogethes aeneus
Meligethes aeneus
Meligethes aeneus
Brassicogethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775)
Brassicogethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775)

Brassicogethes aeneus
Subspecies1
Common namesRape Pollen Beetle, Common Pollen Beetle
German namesRapsglanzkäfer
Finnish namesRapsikuoriainen
AuthorJohann Christian Fabricius, 1775
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain), Ireland), Germany, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland (Åland Islands)), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Bulgaria, Greece), East Europe (Belarus)
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Cyprus)), South Asia (Sri Lanka)
Russia
Africa
North Africa
Tunisia
West Africa
Sierra Leone
America
North America
Canada, USA


Ecozones: Palaearctic, Nearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Meligethes ruficornis   Europe, Tunisia, British Isles
Meligethes aeneus   Turkey
Meligethes ruficornis   Great Britain, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Romania
Meligethes aeneus   France, Switzerland, Ireland, Norway
Meligethes ruficornis   Sweden
Meligethes aeneus   Estonia
Meligethes ruficornis   United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands
Meligethes aeneus   Luxembourg, Spain, Portugal, Sri Lanka
Meligethes ruficornis   Denmark, Poland, Bulgaria, Greece
Meligethes aeneus   Cyprus, Slovakia
Meligethes ruficornis   Sicily, Belarus
Meligethes rufimanus   Palaearctic
Meligethes aeneus   Canada
Meligethes rufimanus   USA
Meligethes ruficornis   Sardinia
Meligethes aeneus   Sierra Leone
Meligethes rufimanus   Nearctic
Meligethes ruficornis   North Italy, Russia, South Italy, ZZ
Meligethes aeneus   Åland Islands
CountriesAustria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesBrassicogethes aeneus in itis.gov

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Brassicogethes aeneus
2. Meligethes aeneus
3. Brassicogethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderCucujiformia
SuperfamilyCucujoidea
Sap Beetles, Bark Beetles, Fungus Beetles, Lady Beetles, Ladybirds, Silken Fungus Beetles, Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles, Root-eating Beetles, Pollen Beetles, Flower Beetles
FamilyNitidulidae
Sap beetles, Sap-feeding Beetles, Pollen beetles, Picnic beetles, Nitidules
SubfamilyMeligethinae
Pollen beetles
GenusBrassicogethes
Speciesaeneus
Brassicogethes aeneus
Rape Pollen Beetle, Common Pollen Beetle
AuthorFabricius, 1775
 
Synonyms
Meligethes aeneus
Meligethes bonvouloiri
Meligethes boops
Meligethes brassicae
Meligethes californicus
Meligethes dauricus
Meligethes moerens
Meligethes mutatus
Meligethes rotundangulus
Meligethes ruficornis
Meligethes rufimanus
Nitidula aeneus
Nitidula coeruleus
 
Subspecies
Brassicogethes aeneus dauricus
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Keywords
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German Flag Rapsglanzkäfer
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