Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Scarabaeidae > Genus: Scarabaeus > Species: Scarabaeus sacer

Scarabaeus sacer Linnaeus, 1758

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Scarabaeus crenatus De Geer, 1778
Ateuchus impius Fabricius, 1801
Scarabaeus dufresneri MacLeay, 1821
Ateuchus platychilus Fischer, 1823
Ateuchus retusus Brullé, 1832
Scarabaeus spencei MacLeay, 1833
Scarabaeus degeeri MacLeay, 1833
Scarabaeus edentulus Mulsant, 1842
Scarabaeus inermis Mulsant, 1842
Ateuchus europaeus Motchulsky, 1849
Ateuchus acuticollis Motchulsky, 1849
Ateuchus clypeatus Motchulsky, 1849
Scarabaeus peregrinus Kolbe, 1896
Scarabaeus rufipes Seabra, 1907
Scarabaeus confluidens Fleischer, 1925
Scarabaeus frankenbergeri Balthasar, 1934

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External data

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