Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Ripiphoridae > Genus: Metoecus > Species: Metoecus paradoxus

Metoecus paradoxus (Linnaeus, 1761)

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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
Mordella erythrogaster Froel, 1792
Ripiphorus angulatus Panzer, 1805
Metoecus affinis Fischer von Waldheim, 1832
Metoecus macularis Gradl, 1882
Metoecus abdominalis Gradl, 1882
Metoecus apicalis Gradl, 1882
Metoecus nigriventris Gradl, 1882
Metoecus nigrescens Gradl, 1882
Metoecus semiflavus Gradl, 1882
Metoecus notiventris Gradl, 1882
Metoecus flavoniger Gradl, 1882
Metoecus gradli Schilsky, 1901
Metoecus trinotatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus viturati Pic, 1916
Metoecus multinotatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus nigrolineatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus luteonotatus Pic, 1916
Metoecus theresae Pic, 1916
Metoecus atripennis Pic, 1916

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