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Gnorimus nobilis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Noble Chafer)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Gnorimus nobilis (Noble Chafer)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Cooter, J. & Barclay M.V.L. (eds), 2006 (Colour photographs of imago, larva, frass) A Coleopterist's handbook
Gibbons, B., 2004, Noble Chafer, British Wildlife, Vol 15, No 4: 282 (illustration) Noble Chafer

Gnorimus nobilis may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
SCARABAEOIDEA
(scarabs, dung and stag beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Gnorimus nobilis is associated with:

larva Salix - willows (Malpighiales: Salicaceae) larva feeds on Jessop, L., 1986
larva Rosaceae - roses and fruit trees (Rosales) larva feeds on Jessop, L., 1986 [fruit trees]
larva Betula - birches (Fagales: Betulaceae) larva feeds within wood mould of stump Bullock, J.A., 1992
larva Prunus - plums, cherries and laurels (Rosales: Rosaceae) larva feeds within wood mould of stump Bullock, J.A., 1992

There may be more taxa associated with Gnorimus nobilis listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)

Associated with Gnorimus nobilis:

Gnorimus nobilis may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Bullock, J.A., 1992 Host Plants of British Beetles: A List of Recorded Associations
Jessop, L., 1986 Dung Beetles and Chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)
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