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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Cetoniinae
Tribus: Cetoniini
Subtribus: Cetoniina
Genus: Tropinota
Subgenera: Epicometis – Hemiopta

Species (13): T. annabrunae – T. bleusei – T. hirta – T. hirtiformis – T. iec – T. ilariae – T. paulae – T. senicula – T. spinifrons – T. squalida – T. turanica – T. villiersi – T. vittula

Tropinota (s.str.) species (2): T. squalida – T. vittula


Tropinota Mulsant, 1842: 575

Type species: Tropinota reyi Mulsant, 1842 (= Scarabaeus squalidus Scopoli, 1783)

Primary references

Mulsant, E. 1842. Histoire naturelle des coléoptères de France. Lamellicornes. Paris: Maison Libraire, Lyon: Imprimerie de Dumoulin, Ronet et Sibuet, viii + 626 pp., 3 pls. Reference page. [original description: p. 575]


Schoolmeesters P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page. [accessed on May 26, 2017]

Tropinota is a genus of fruit and flower chafers in the beetle family Scarabaeidae. There are about 14 described species in Tropinota.[1]
Tropinota turanica


These 14 species belong to the genus Tropinota:

Tropinota annabrunae (Crovetti, 1973)
Tropinota bleusei (Bedel, 1896)
Tropinota hirta (Poda, 1761)
Tropinota hirtiformis Reitter, 1913
Tropinota iberica Rössner, Blochwitz & Hillert, 2018
Tropinota iec Ruiz, 2015
Tropinota ilariae Dutto, 2007
Tropinota paulae Leo, 2010
Tropinota senicula (Ménétriès, 1832)
Tropinota spinifrons Reitter, 1889
Tropinota squalida (Scopoli, 1763)
Tropinota turanica Reitter, 1889
Tropinota villiersi Baraud, 1984
Tropinota vittula Reiche & Saulcy, 1856


"Tropinota". GBIF. Retrieved 2020-03-23.

Further reading

Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2006). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 3: Scarabaeoidea - Scirtoidea - Dascilloidea - Buprestoidea - Byrrhoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-30914-2.
Mathison, Blaine A.; Hardy, Martin; Bezdek, Aleš; Schoolmeesters, Paul (2001). "A Worldwide Checklist of the Tribes and Genera of Aegialiinae, Aphodiinae, Termitotroginae, Aulonocneminae, Scarabaeinae, and Coprinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea: Scarabaeidae)". Retrieved 2019-07-02.
Ratcliffe, Brett; Jameson, Mary Liz. "Generic Guide to New World Scarab Beetles". Retrieved 2019-07-02.

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