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Trypocopris vernalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonym
  • Scarabaeus vernalis Linnaeus, 1758
  • Geotrupes erichsoni Boucomont, 1910
  • Geotrupes heyrovskyi Balthasar, 1928
  • Geotrupes sulzeri Gistel, 1857
  • Geotrupes vernalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Vernacular Name
Dor Beetle, Spring Dor Beetle
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Conservation status
No status defined
Value of species
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Detail
Trypocopris vernalis is found in Europe and Asia Minor. The larva of Trypocopris vernalis feeds on dung of animals such as sheep (Ovis aries) and red foxes (Vulpes vulpes).
Book reference
  • Król Ż. Fauna koleopterologiczna Janowa pod Lwowem // Sprawozdanie Komisyi Fizyjograficznej. – Kraków, 1877. – 11. – S.33-63.
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Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Animalia
Eumetazoa
Arthropoda
Hexapoda
Insecta
Coleoptera
Geotrupidae