Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Melolonthidae > Genus: Melolontha > Species: Melolontha hippocastani

Melolontha hippocastani Fabricius, 1801

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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

Not listed in legal texts

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Melolontha amasicola Westhoff, 1884
Melolontha baicalica Reitter, 1892
Melolontha coronata Mulsant, 1842
Melolontha discoidalis Dalla Torre, 1879
Melolontha festiva Westhoff, 1884
Melolontha fuscicollis Kraatz, 1885
Melolontha metzleri Westhoff, 1884
Melolontha mulsanti Bedel, 1911
Melolontha nigricollis Mulsant, 1842
Melolontha nigripes Comolli, 1837
Melolontha picea Wanac, 1906
Melolontha rex Dalla Torre, 1879
Melolontha schwarzi Kraatz, 1888
Melolontha suturalis Kraatz, 1887
Melolontha tibialis Mulsant, 1842
Melolontha aethiops Westhoff, 1884
Melolontha romana Reitter, 1887
Melolontha albicans Stierlin, 1862
Melolontha mongolica Ménétriès, 1854

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External data

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