Timarcha goettingensis

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Timarcha goettingensis
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Chrysomelidae
Genus: Timarcha
T. goettingensis
Binomial name
Timarcha goettingensis

Timarcha goettingensis, commonly known as the Small Bloody-nosed Beetle or the Lesser Bloody-nosed Beetle is a species of leaf beetle native to Europe. [1] [2]



T. goettingensis is a shiny blue-black, violet-copper, or black beetle measuring 813 mm in length. [1] [2] Visually it may be confused with Timarcha tenebricosa , but this beetle is larger (1118 mm) and is more constricted on the base of its pronotum than T. goettingensis. [3] Timarcha goettingensis may also be visually confused with Chrysolina sturmi . [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 "Timarcha goettingensis (Linnaeus, 1758)". Coleoptera.org.uk. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  2. 1 2 Hubble, D. (2012). Keys to the Adults of Seed and Leaf Beetles of Britain and Ireland. Field Studies Council. p. 53. ISBN   9781908819086.
  3. "Timarcha goettingensis/tenebricosa". Watford Coleoptera Group. Retrieved 7 October 2017.