Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Byrrhidae > Genus: Cytilus > Species: Cytilus sericeus

Cytilus sericeus (Forster, 1771)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Cytilus albotessellatus Letzner, 1884
Cistela bicolor Marsham, 1802
Cytilus detritus Letzner, 1884
Cytilus fuscotessellatus Letzner, 1884
Byrrhus maculatus Herbst, 1783
Cytilus nigroviridis Letzner, 1884
Byrrhus pulchellus Heer, 1838
Cytilus rufescens Letzner, 1884
Cytilus fuscus Reitter, 1882
Byrrhus stoicus Kugelann, 1792
Cytilus tessellatus Reitter, 1880
Cytilus tessellatus Dalla Torre, 1879
Byrrhus varius Fabricius, 1775
Cytilus viridis Letzner, 1884

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