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Soldier beetle on rock rose

Observed: 6th May 2007 By: andrewhodgsonandrewhodgson’s reputation in Invertebratesandrewhodgson’s reputation in Invertebratesandrewhodgson’s reputation in Invertebrates
soldier beetle on rock rose
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No interactions present.

Species with which Swollen-thighed Beetle (Oedemera (Oedemera) nobilis) interacts

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Scientific name

What does it mean when the genus is given twice as in 'Oedemera (Oedemera) nobilis'?

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The first Oedemera is the

The first Oedemera is the genus, the second one in brackets is the sub-genus, which in this case is also Oedemera (but for other species may not be). I hope that makes sense!

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Yes, thanks; at least it

Yes, thanks; at least it makes more sense than it did before!