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

Melolontha pectoralis Megerle, 1812

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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
Melolontha aceris Erichson, 1847
Melolontha albida Laporte de Castelnau, 1840
Melolontha farinosa Kraatz, 1866
Melolontha farinosa Pittino, 1891
Melolontha fuscotestacea Reitter, 1887
Melolontha pectoralis Germar, 1824
Melolontha pectoralis Krell & Frey, 1992
Melolontha rhenana Bach, 1845
Melolontha rufithorax Kraatz, 1885
Melolontha fosca Reitter, 1902
Melolontha ilsia Reitter, 1902
Melolontha femoralis Reitter, 1887
Melolontha nigritula Kraatz, 1885
Melolontha satema Reitter, 1902
Melolontha soror Marseul, 1879
Melolontha spatulata Ballion, 1870
Melolontha velebitica Müller, 1902

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