Melolontha melolontha — Classifications

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha humeralis Westhoff, 1884
BOLDS images II Species
  • Melolontha melolontha
BOLDS resource for species-level taxa
  • Melolontha melolontha
BioImages resource Species
  • Melolontha melolontha
Biopix
  • Melolontha melolontha
CalPhotos
  • Melolontha melolontha
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Melolontha melolontha
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Melolontha melolontha
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
Environments
  • Melolontha melolontha (Linnaeus 1758)
IRMNG
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Species
GBIF national node type records: Germany Species
  • Melolontha marginata Fuessly, 1775
Global Biotic Interactions Species
  • Melolontha melolontha
BioLib.cz Import
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha melanopus Westhoff, 1884
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha asiatica Brenske, 1900
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha discicollis Mulsant, 1842
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha femoralis Kraatz, 1885
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha funesta Westhoff, 1884
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
  • Melolontha melolontha
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha luctuosa Westhoff, 1884
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha lugubris Mulsant, 1842
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha marginata Kraatz, 1888
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha melolontha (Linnaeus 1758)
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha nigra Kellner, 1877
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha nigritarsis Pfanneberg, 1905
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha marginata Geoffroy, 1785
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha pulcherrima Dalla Torre, 1879
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha ruficeps Kraatz, 1885
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha ruficollis Mulsant, 1842
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha scapularis Westhoff, 1884
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Scarabaeus majalis Moll, 1785
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha femoralis Reitter, 1887
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha humeralis Fabricius, 1775
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
  • Melolontha obscuripes Westhoff, 1884
NCBI Taxonomy
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Species
NMNH Entomology resource
Natural History Museum Species of the day
Monthly ARKive text import
iNaturalist Images Species
  • Melolontha melolontha
iSpot links Species
  • Melolontha melolontha

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