Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Coleoptera (Beetles) ➔ Family Cetoniidae (Rose chafers)

Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)

Variabler Goldkäfer

Synonyms and other combinations:

Cetonia aenea Andersch, 1797 ? | Cetonia albiguttata Andersch, 1797 | Cetonia algerica Motschulsky, 1849 | Cetonia difficilis Mulsant, 1842 | Cetonia florentina Herbst, 1790 | Cetonia incerta Costa, 1852 | Potosia cuprea edda Leoni, 1910 | Potosia cuprea fidia Leoni, 1910 | Potosia cuprea infuscata Miksic, 1958 | Potosia cuprea maculosa Leoni, 1910 | Potosia cuprea malachitica Leoni, 1910 | Potosia cuprea nigrifulgens Mancini, 1924 | Potosia (Potosia) floricola nobilissima Reitter, 1891 |
(?: ambiguous synonym)

  • Protaetia cuprea  2783
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Protaetia cuprea
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2007-05-13 11:13:51
    Image number: 2783

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2007-05-13 11:13:51

  • Protaetia cuprea  2784
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Protaetia cuprea
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2007-05-13 11:14:27
    Image number: 2784

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2007-05-13 11:14:27

  • Protaetia cuprea  2785
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Protaetia cuprea
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2007-05-13 11:13:44
    Image number: 2785

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2007-05-13 11:13:44

  • Protaetia cuprea  2786
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Protaetia cuprea
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2007-05-13 11:13:55
    Image number: 2786

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2007-05-13 11:13:55

  • Protaetia cuprea  3432
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Protaetia cuprea
    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald; 2010-05-24 10:43:47
    Image number: 3432

    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald
    2010-05-24 10:43:47

  • Protaetia cuprea  3433
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Protaetia cuprea
    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald; 2010-05-24 10:46:06
    Image number: 3433

    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald
    2010-05-24 10:46:06

  • Protaetia cuprea  4201
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Protaetia cuprea
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2010-07-25 14:32:49
    Image number: 4201

    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2010-07-25 14:32:49

  • Cetonia aurata + Protaetia cuprea,   10752
    Protaetia cuprea (Fabricius, 1775)  Variabler Goldkäfer   
    Cetonia aurata + Protaetia cuprea,
    DE, Chemnitz; 0000-00-00 00:00:00
    Image number: 10752

    DE, Chemnitz
    0000-00-00 00:00:00


Classification:
Protaetia cuprea belongs to the subfamily Cetoniinae, tribe Cetoniini.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Schoolmeesters P. (2019). Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jan 2019). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2019 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2019. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.
  2. de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.) (2013) Fauna Europaea version 2.6.2 Web Service available online at https://fauna-eu.org/
  3. Lothar Zerche (2000/2001): Der Rosenkäfer Cetonia aurata (Linnaeus, 1761) - Das Insekt des Jahres 2000 (Col., Scarabaeidae). – Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte – 44: 1 - 3.
  4. UK Beetles