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Summer chafer
Summer chafer


Amphimallon solstitiale
Amphimallon solstitiale
European june beetle - Top view
European june beetle - Top view
Amphimallon solstitiale - Face / Head
Amphimallon solstitiale - Face / Head
European june beetle
European june beetle
Amphimallon solstitiale - Top view
Amphimallon solstitiale - Top view
June Beetle
June Beetle
Summer chafer flying
Summer chafer flying
Amphimallon solstitiale mating
Amphimallon solstitiale mating
Some European june beetles mating
Some European june beetles mating

Amphimallon (Amphimallon) solstitiale
Subspecies13
Common namesSummer chafer
German namesJunikäfer, Gerippter Brachkäfer
Danish namesSankthansoldenborre
Finnish namesJuhannusturilas
Swedish namesPingborre
French namesHanneton de la Saint-Jean
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
Southeast Europe (Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro (Montenegro), Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Greece), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sardinia, Sicily), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), Central Europe (Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia, Poland), North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain)), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Netherlands, Luxembourg)), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus)
Caucasus
Russia
European Russia (South European Russia (Dagestan)), Siberia (East Siberia)
Asia
North Asia, Central Asia (Turkestan (Uzbekistan)), South Asia (Afghanistan), Far East (East Asia (Mongolia))


Ecozones: Palaearctic

CountriesAfghanistan, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Links and ReferencesAmphimallon solstitiale in faunaeur.org
Amphimallon solstitiale in dyntaxa.se
Amphimallon solstitiale in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Summer chafer
2. Amphimallon solstitiale
3. European june beetle - Top view
4. Amphimallon solstitiale - Face / Head
5. European june beetle
6. Amphimallon solstitiale - Top view
7. June Beetle
8. Summer chafer flying
9. Amphimallon solstitiale mating
10. Some European june beetles mating
Quick search: Head - European - Face - June - Summer - Beetle
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderColeoptera
Beetles, Coleopterans
SuborderPolyphaga
Polyphags
InfraorderScarabaeiformia
SuperfamilyScarabaeoidea
Scarab Beetles, Stag Beetles, Bess Beetles, Dung Beetles, DŽor Beetles, Chafer
FamilyMelolonthidae
Chafers, June beetles, May beetles
SubfamilyMelolonthinae
May Beetles and Junebugs
TribeMelolonthini
SubtribeRhizotrogina
GenusAmphimallon
European Chafers
SubgenusAmphimallon
European Chafers
Speciessolstitiale
Amphimallon solstitiale
Summer chafer
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Amphimallon grossatus
Amphimallon montivagus
Amphimallon novaki
Amphimallon orientalis
Amphimallon pictus
Amphimallon setosus
Amphimallon solstitiale mesasiaticus
Amphimallus aurantiacus
Amphimallus fulvicollis
Amphimallus lateralis
Amphimallus suturalis
Melolontha tropica
Rhisotrogus subsulcatus
Rhizotrogus pineticola
Scarabaeus autumnalis
 
Subspecies
Amphimallon solstitiale dalmatinum
Amphimallon solstitiale grossatum
Amphimallon solstitiale javeti
Amphimallon solstitiale matutinale
Amphimallon solstitiale mesasiaticum
Amphimallon solstitiale pictum
Amphimallon solstitiale setosum
Amphimallon solstitiale sibiricus
Amphimallon solstitiale silvestrii
Amphimallon solstitiale simlicissimum
Amphimallon solstitiale simplicissimus
Amphimallon solstitiale solstitiale
Amphimallon solstitiale tropicus
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