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Etymology of the scientific species names of the beetle fauna of Germany


The etymology module allows to "translate" many scientific species names of the beetles from the German fauna. Often, their names are derived from Latin or ancient Greek words which describe the beetle and its properties. Those interested to learn what Harpalus rufipes actually means, have found the right place on kerbtier.de. The basis of this module is the publication "Erklärung der wissenschaftlichen Käfernamen aus Reitters Fauna Germanica" by Sigmund Schenkling, published in 1917 at K.G. Lutz in Stuttgart. I have added some editorial amendments and translated the entire work into English.


Search: Scientific species name, genus, species suffix, ≥2 characters. Case sensitive!
  


Matching terms: 29


abruptestriatus, a, um
(abruptestriātus, a, um)
striped widely
bisexstriatus, a, um
(bisexstriātus, a, um)
with two times six stripes
bissexstriatus, a, um
(bissexstriātus, a, um)
with two times six stripes
bistriatus, a, um
(bistriātus, a, um)
double-striped
crenatostriatus, a, um
(crenatostriātus, a, um)
notched and striātus, striped
decemstriatus, a, um
(decemstriātus, a, um)
décem, ten, and striātus, striped
dorsostriatus, a, um
(dorsostriātus, a, um)
dórsum, back, and striātus, striped
duodecimstriatus, a, um
(duodecimstriātus, a, um)
with 12 strips
griseostriatus, a, um
(griseostriātus, a, um)
grísĕus, grey, and striātus, striped
interruptestriatus, a, um
(interruptestriātus, a, um)
interrúptus, interrupted, and striātus, striped
laevioctostriatus, a, um
(laevioctostriātus, a, um)
lāēvis, smooth, octo, eight, and striātus, striped
laevistriatus, a, um
(laevistriātus, a, um)
smooth and striātus, striped
multistriatus, a, um
(multistriātus, a, um)
múltus, much, and striātus, striped
nigrostriatus, a, um
(nigrostriātus, a, um)
níger, black, and striātus, striped
nonstriatus, a, um
(nonstriātus, a, um)
not striped
Onthophilus
(Onthóphilus)
gr. ónthos, manure, and gr. phílos, friend
pilistriatus, a, um
(pilistriātus, a, um)
pílus, hair, and striātus, striped
punctatostriatus, a, um
(punctatostriātus, a, um)
punctātus, dotted, and striātus, striped
quadristriatus, a, um
(quadristriātus, a, um)
quattuor, in conjunction quádri-, four, and striātus, striped
quatuordecimstriatus, a, um
(quatuordecimstriātus, a, um)
quatuordécim (better notation: quáttuor-), fourteen, and striātus, striped
quinquestriatus, a, um
(quinquestriātus, a, um)
quínque, five, and striātus striped
rugosostriatus, a, um
(rugosostriātus, a, um)
rugōsus, wrinkled, and striātus striped,
semistriatus, a, um
(semistriātus, a, um)
sēmi, semi, and striātus, striped,
sesquistriatus, a, um
(sesquistriātus, a, um)
sésqui, half, and striātus, striped
sexstriatus, a, um
(sexstriātus, a, um)
sex, six, and striātus, striped
striatus, a, um
(striātus, a, um)
streaked
substriatus, a, um
(substriātus, a, um)
weakly striped
tenuistriatus, a, um
(tenuistriātus, a, um)
ténuis, thin, and striātus striped
unistriatus, a, um
(unistriātus, a, um)
with one streak


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