Devil's coach horse beetle

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Devil's coach-horse beetle
Ocypus olens qtl1.jpg
adult of Ocypus
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O. olens
Binomial name
Ocypus olens
Synonyms
  • Staphylinus olens O. F. Müller, 1764
  • Goerius macrocephalus Stephens, 1832
  • Ocypus fulvopilosus Fiori, 1894
  • Ocypus meridionalis Fiori, 1894
  • Staphylinus major De Geer, 1774
  • Staphylinus unicolor Herbst, 1784

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The Devil's coach-horse beetle, is a very common beetle in Europe. It is also sometimes called the Cocktail beetle.[2] It belongs to the family of the rove beetles.

References[change | change source]

  1. Biolib
  2. Wooton. A. , (2000) Spotter's Guide to Bugs and Insects, 3rd ed, London: Usborne Publishing Limited, page 25

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