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Provisional List of the Coleoptera of Gibraltar
 

Species which have so far been identified are listed below.  Those highlighted have a link to their photographs.  This page is maintained by Charles Perez and Keith Bensusan. Any queries or comments should be made to Keith Bensusan at 'kbensusan " at " gonhs.org'.

CARABIDAE

Acupalpus brunnipes

Amara aenea

Bembidion ambiguum

Bradycellus distinctus

Calathus granatensis

Calathus mollis

Calodromius putzeysi

Calosoma maderae

Carabus morbillosus ssp. macilentus

Carabus rugosus ssp. boeticus

Cicindela maroccana ssp. pseudomaroccana

Cryptophonus fulvus

Cryptophonus tenebrosus

Cymindis suturalis

Demetrias atricapillus

Dixus sphaerocephalus

Dromius meridionalis

Elaphropus ferroa

Laemostenus complanatus
Laemostenus mauritanicus
ssp. polymephus
Licinus punctatulus
ssp. granulatus

Masoreus wetterhallii

Metadromius rambourii

Microlestes corticalis

Notiophilus geminatus

Oedesis villosulus

Olisthopus elongatus

Ophonus ardosiacus

Ophonus longicollis

Ophonus opacus

Ophonus rotundatus

Ophonus rufibarbis

Orthomus velocissimus ssp. pardoi

Paradromius linearis

Philorizus melanocephalus

Pseudophonus rufipes
Scarites buparius

Scybalicus oblongiusculus

Singilis soror ssp. soror

Stenolophus abdominalis

Stenolophus teutonus

Syntomus fuscomaculatus

Trechus quadristriatus

DYTISCIDAE

Agabus nebulosus

Cybister laterimarginalis

Cybister tripunctatus ssp. africanus

Hydaticus leander

Hydroporus basinonatus

HYDROPHILIDAE

Berosus affinis

Cercyon haemorrhoidalis

Cercyon obsoletus

Dactylosternum abdominale

HISTERIDAE

Acritus nigricornis

Eretmotus tangerianus

Hypocaccus brasiliensis
Kissister minimus
Margarinotus brunneus
Margarinotus ignobilis
Pactolinus major

Saprinus caerulescens
Saprinus chalcites
Saprinus detersus
Saprinus georgicus

Saprinus politus
Saprinus subnitescens

Sternocoelis acutangulus

HYDRAENIDAE

Ochthebius lejolisi

Ochthebius quadricollis

PTILIIDAE

Acrotrichis fascicularis

Acrotrichis sanctaehelenae

Ptenidium laevigatum

Ptiliolum fuscum

SILPHIDAE

Silpha puncticollis
Thanatophilus ruficornis

SCYDMAENIDAE

Scydmaenus algerinus

LEIODIDAE

Catops coracinus

Colon zebei

Leiodes calcarata

STAPHYLINIDAE

Acrotona cf. oxypodoides

Aleochara bipustulata

Aleochara clavicornis

Aleochara funebris

Aleochara intricata

Anotylus complanatus

Anotylus sculpturatus

Anotylus speculifrons

Astenus lyonessius

Atheta aenicollis

Atheta laticollis

Bisinus cf. sordidus

Creophilus maxilosus

Heterothops minutus

Mycetoporus glaber ssp. glaber

Notothecta laevicollis

Ocypus aethiops

Ocypus fortunatarum

Ocypus olens

Ocypus ophthalmicus

Ontholestes marginalis

Paraphloeostiba gayndahensis

Philonthus concinnus

Philonthus longicornis

Philonthus turbidus

Proteinus atomarius

Sepedophilus marshami

Tachinus flavolimbatus

Tachyporus caucasicus

Tachyporus hypnorum

Tachyporus nitidulus

Xantholinus translucidus

TROGIDAE

Trox fabricii

GEOTRUPIDAE

Sericotrupes niger

APHODIIDAE

Aphodius castaneus

Aphodius elevatus

Aphodius ibericus

Aphodius sturmi

Brindalus porcicollis

Pleurophorus caesus

Pleurophorus mediterranicus

SCARABAEIDAE

Bubas bison

Onitis belial

Onthophagus similis

MELOLONTHIDAE

Anoxia australis
Chasmatopterus villosulus

Elaphocera bedeaui
Polyphylla fullo

Rhizotrogus mascarauxi

RUTELIDAE

Anthoplia floricola

Hoplia bilineata
Hoplia chlorophana

Hoplia philanthus

DYNASTIDAE

Oryctes nasicornis

Phyllognathus excavatus

CETONIIDAE

Aethiessa floralis

Cetonia carthami ssp. auratiformis

Netocia morio
Potosia opaca
Oxythyrea funesta

Tropinota squalida

BUPRESTIDAE

Acmaeodera rubromaculata ssp. malacensis

Acmaeoderella adspersula
Anthaxia anatolica
ssp. ferulae

Anthaxia cyanescens ssp. bedeli
Anthaxia dimidiata

Anthaxia funerula

Anthaxia scutellaris
Buprestis octoguttata
Buprestis sanguinea
ssp. calpetana
Chrysobothris affinis

Melioboeoides amethystinus
Sphenoptera barbarica

Sphenoptera gemmata

CLAMBIDAE

EUCINETIDAE

               Eucinetus meridionalis

ELATERIDAE

Cardiophorus bipunctatus

Cardiophorus melampus

Cardiophorus poncyi

Cebrio superbus

Cebrio tarifensis

Melanotus dichrous

Heteroderes vagus

DRILIDAE

Drilus mauritanicus

LAMPYRIDAE

             Nyctophila reichii

CANTHARIDAE

             Malthodes berberidis

             Malthinus scutellaris

             Malthinus scriptus
             Malthinus seriepunctatus

DERMESTIDAE


Dermestes frischii

Dermestes undulatus

Anthrenus flavipes

Anthrenus verbasci

Attagenus obtusus

Attagenus cf. similaris


BOSTRICHIDAE

Scobicia chevrieri

PTINIDAE

Dignomus dilophus

Dignomus gibbicollis

Ernobius parens

Gastrallus corsicus

Lasioderma haemorrhoidale

Lasioderma laeve

Metholcus phoenicis

Mezium americanum

Mizodorcatoma dommeri

Nicobium castaneum

Niptodes atricornis

Oligomerus ptilinoides

Ozognathus cornutus

Ptinus dubius

Ptinus obesus

Ptinus montanus

Sphaericus pilula

Stagetus andalusiacus

Stagetus elongatus

Stegobium paniceum

Xestobium plumbeum

CLERIDAE

Korynetes geniculatus
Necrobia ruficollis
Necrobia rufipes
Necrobia violacea
Necrobinus defunctorum
Opilo domesticus

DASYTIDAE

Dasytes flavipes

Dasytes nigroaeneus

Dasytiscus nigropilosus

Psilothrix illustris

Psilothrix viridicoeruleus

MALACHIIDAE

Attalus limbatus

Attalus lusitanicus

Attalus rosenhaueri

Charopus rotundatus

Colotes javeti

Colotes punctatus

Cyrtosus cyanipennis

Hypebaeus brisouti
Hypebaeus ramirezi

Troglops marginatus

KATERETIDAE

Brachypterolus antirrhini

Brachypterus glaber

Brachypterus labiatus

NITIDULIDAE

Carpophilus freemani

Carpophilus tersus

Epuraea luteola

Epuraea ocularis

Meligethes coronillae

Meligethes immundus

Meligethes minutus

Meligethes normandi

Meligethes opacus

Meligethes planiusculus

Meligethes rotundicollis

Meligethes varicollis

Meligethes viridescens

Meligethinus pallidulus

Nitidula carnaria

Nitidula flavomaculata

Stelidota geminata

Urophorus humeralis

Xenostrongylus deyrollei

CYBOCEPHALIDAE

MONOTOMIDAE

Monotoma bicolor

SILVANIDAE

Ahasverus advena

Oryzaephilus surinamensis

CRYPTOPHAGIDAE

Atomaria scutellaris

Cryptophagus uncinatus

Micrambe vini

LANGURIIDAE

Leucohimatium arundinaceum

EROTYLIDAE

Cryptophilus integer

BIPHYLLIDAE

Biphyllus lunatus

PHALACRIDAE

CERYLONIDAE

Euxestus parkii

ALEXIIDAE

Sphaerosoma meridionale

ENDOMYCHIDAE

Cholovocera formicaria

Lycoperdina bovistae

Merophysia formicaria

COCCINELLIDAE

Adalia bipunctata

Adalia decempunctata

Clitostethus arcuatus
Chilochorus bipustulatus
Coccinella algerica

Coccinella septempunctata

Coccinella undecimpunctata
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

Epilachna argus ssp. argus
Exochomus nigromaculatus
Exochomus quadripustulatus

Hippodamia variegata

Hyperaspis reppensis
Myrrha octodecimguttata

Nephus bipunctatus

Nephus ludyi

Nephus quadrimaculatus
Oenopia doublieri
Propylea quatuordecimpunctata
Psyllobora vigintiduopunctata

Rhyzobius chrysomeloides

Rhyzobius litura

Rhyzobius lophanthae

Rodolia cardinalis

Scymnus apetzi

Scymnus interruptus

Scymnus mediterraneus

Scymnus nubilus

Scymnus suturalis

Stethorus punctillum

CORYLOPHIDAE

Arthrolips convexiuscula

Orthoperus anxius

Teplinus matthewsi

Sericoderus lateralis

 

LATRIDIIDAE

Enicmus brevicornis

Enicmus transversus

Dienerella separanda

Melanophthalma extensa

Melanophthalma fuscipennis

Melanophthalma sericea

Stephostethus productus

MYCETOPHAGIDAE

Berginus tamarisci

Litargus coloratus

Pseudotriphyllus suturalis

Typhaea stercorea

 

MELANDRYIDAE

Orchesia minor

 

MOREDELLIDAE

TENEBRIONIDAE

Akis acuminata
Alphasida argenteolimbata

Alphitobius diaperinus

Ammobius rufus

Asida planidorsis

Belopus elongatus

Boromorphus tagenoides

Cnemeplatia theryi

Cossyphus hoffmanseggi

Crypticus gibbulus
Dendarus pectoralis

Erodius tibialis

Gonocephalum yelamosi

Heliopathes ibericus

Heliotaurus ruficollis

Isomira ovulum

Lagria lata

Lagria limbata

Lagria rubida

Lagria rugosula

Lyphia tetraphylla

Litoborus escalerai
Morica planata

Nalassus calpensis

Nesotes nigroaenea

Oochrotus unicolor
Pachychila germari

Pachychila salzmanni
Phaleria acuminata
Pimelia fornicata
Scaurus uncinus
Scaurus gigas
Stenohelops macellus
Stenosis fulvipennis
Stenosis hispanica

Tribolium castaneum
Zophosis minuta

OEDEMERIDAE

Nacerdes melanura
Oedemera barbara

Oedemera crassipes

Oedemera marmorata
Oedemera simplex

MELOIDAE

Meloe mediterraneus

Meloe tuccius

ANTHICIDAE

Anthelephila caeruleipennis

Anthicus fenestratus

Anthicus laeviceps

Anthicus tristis

Clavicomus brucki

Cordicomus instabilis

Hirticomus quadriguttatus

Omonadus bifasciatus

Omonadus floralis

Stricticomus tobias

ADERIDAE

             Aderus populneus

             Cobososia angulithorax

             Cobososia pruinosa

             Gompelia neglecta

 

SCRAPTIIDAE

CERAMBYCIDAE

Agapanthia cardui

Agapanthia annularis

Alocerus moesiacus
Arhopalus ferus
Calamobius filum
Certallum ebulinum
Chlorophorus pilosus
Deroplia troberti

Gracilia minuta
Hylotrupes bajulus

Lucasianus levaillantii
Nathrius brevipennis

Niphona picticornis
Opsilia caerulescens

Opsilia molybdaena
Parmena pubescens
Penichroa fasciata
Phoracantha recurva

Phoracantha semipunctata
Stenopterus ater
Trichoferus fasciculatus

 

CHRYSOMELIDAE

Altica ampelophaga

Altica oleracea
Aphthona euphorbiae

Aphthona variolosa

Apteropeda ovulum

Bruchidius albolineatus

Bruchidius biguttatus

Bruchidius bimaculatus

Bruchidius calabrensis

Bruchidius foveolatus

Bruchidius lividimanus

Bruchidius meleagrinus

Bruchidius nudus

Bruchidius seminarius

Bruchidius siliquastri

Bruchidius taorminensis

Bruchidius tibialis

Bruchus ibericus

Bruchus tristiculus

Spermophagus calystegiae

Spermophagus kuesteri

Spermophagus sericeus

Cassida vittata

Chaetocnema conducta
Chaetocnema hortensis

Chrysolina banksi
Chrysolina diluta
Chrysolina americana
Chrysolina helopioides
Colaspidea globosa

Colaspidema atrum

Colaspidema dufouri
Coptocephala scopolina
ssp. floralis
Crioceris macilenta
Crioceris paracenthesis

Cryptocephalus crassus
Cryptocephalus jocularis

Cryptocephalus luridicollis

Cryptocephalus rugicollis
Cryptocephalus saucius
Cryptocephalus tristigma

Hermaeophaga cicatrix

Hispa atra
Labidostomis hordei
Lachnaia pubescens

Lachnaia vicina
Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Longitarsus aeneus
Longitarsus albineus

Longitarsus anacardius

Longitarsus candidulus

Longitarsus cerinthes

Longitarsus dorsalis

Longitarsus lateripunctatus

Luperus flavipennis ssp. flavus

Macrolenes dentipes

Mantura chrysanthemi

Neocrepidodera transversa

Orestia punctipennis
Pachnephorus cylidricus

Phyllotreta consobrina

Phyllotreta nodicornis

Phyllotreta procera
Podagrica fuscicornis
ssp. chrysomelina
Podagrica malvae
Psylliodes chrysocephalus

Psylliodes cupreus

Psylliodes fusiformis
Psylliodes gougeleti

Psylliodes marcidus

Psylliodes maroccanus

Sphaeroderma rubidum
Timarcha parvicollis
Tituboea biguttata
Xanthogaleruca luteola

ANTHRIBIDAE

BRENTIDAE  Thumbnails index

Apion haematodes

Aspidapion aeneum
Aspidapion
radiolus

Ceratapion parens

Holotrichapion ononis

Holotrichapion pisi

Ischnopterapion aeneomicans

Ischnopterapion modestum

Ischnopterapion plumbeomicans

Kalcapion semivittatum
Lepidapion argentatum

Malvapion malvae

Onychapion poupillieri

Oryxolaemus scabiosus

Perapion violaceum

Phrissotrichum tubiferum

Protapion interjectum

Protapion laevicolle

Protapion nigritarse

Protapion ononidis

Protapion trifolii

Protopirapion atratulum

Pseudapion rufirostre

Stenopterapion tenue

Taeniapion rufescens

BRACHYCERIDAE

Brachycerus muricatus

CURCULIONIDAE

Andrius regensteinense

Asynonychus godmanni

Aulacobaris coerulescens

Baris albomaculata

Brachytemnus porcatus

Caenopsis stuebeni

Cathormiocerus curviscapus

Ceutorhynchus assimilis

Ceutorhynchus chalibaeus

Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus

Charagmus cachectus

Cleopomiarus plantarum

Coccotrypes dactyliperda

Coelositona ocellatus

Coniatus repandus

Coniocleonus excoriatus

Derelomus chamaeropis

Derelomus piriformis

Dichromacalles dromedarius

Dichromacalles lentisci

Donus austerus
Donus chevrolati

Donus fallax

Donus lunatus

Echinodera andalusiensis

Ectamnogaster caviventris

Entomoderus crispatus
Entomoderus longulus
Entomoderus
cf. nodifrons

Euplister hybridus

Geonemus flabellipes

Hadroplontus trimaculatus

Hypera postica

Hypera scolymi

Hypotenemus eruditus
Kyklioacalles bupleuri

Kyklioacalles punctaticollis ssp. punctaticollis

Larinus flavescens

Larinus ursus

Limobius borealis
Lixus anguinus
Lixus angustatus

Lixus brevirostris
Lixus filiformis

Lixus scolopax

Lixus vilis
Malvaevora timida

Mecinus comosus
Mecinus longiusculus
Mecinus pyraster

Mecinus variabilis

Melaleucus picturatus

Melanobaris morio

Mogulones grisecens

Mogulones peregrinus

Otiorhynchus cribicollis

Otiorhynchus parvicollis

Pachytychius squamosus

Paroxyonyx cinctus

Parthelcus pollinarius

Philopedum vicinum

Phloetribus scarabaeoides

Polydrusus korbi
Polydrusus pilosulus

Polydrusus xanthopus

Pselactus spadix

Pseudorchestes persimilis

Rhinocyllus oblongus

Rhinusa antirrhini

Rhinusa moroderi

Rhinusa vestita
Scolytus rugulosus
Sibinia attalica

Sibinia planiuscula
Sirocalodes mixtus

Sitona cinnamomeus

Sitona discoideus

Sitona lineatus

Sitona virgatus

Smicronyx rufipennis

Thamiocolus niveus

Thamiocolus subulatus

Thamnergus delphinii

Torneuma baeticum

Torneuma bensusani

Torneuma istanense

Trachyphloeus laticollis
Triotemnus antoinei
Tychius capucinus

DRYOPHTHORIDAE

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

Sitophilus zeamais

Sphenophorus meridionalis

NANOPHYIDAE

Corimalia pallida

Corimalia tamarisci

Dieckmanniellus nitidulus

Pericartiellus durieui

RHYNCHITIDAE

Lasiorhynchites coeruleocephalus

 

 

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