Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Dung Beetle
    • Chafer
    • Scarab Beetle
    • Scarabs
    • Dung beetles
    • Scarab beetles
  • Scientific Names
    • Scarabaeidae
    • Scarabidae
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 金龜子科
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajos
  • German
    • Mistkäfer
    • Blatthornkäfer

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Recent observations

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What

Bee Beetle Trichius fasciatus

Observer

marcello

Date

August 6, 2014 11:34 AM CEST

Description

Trichius fasciatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

November 14, 2013

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

October 7, 2013

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Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

October 4, 2013

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What

Grass Grub Costelytra zealandica

Observer

nzwide

Date

November 27, 2014

Place

Merriland (Google, OSM)

Description

Ground beetle under old bark chips.
8 mm length

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rose chafer Cetonia aurata

Observer

marcello

Date

August 6, 2014 09:15 AM CEST

Description

Cetonia aurata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

rjnjr

Date

August 10, 2014

Description

"sky island" habitat in the Davis Mountains - Elev. 6000 - Cavalry Campground
Specimen collected and field curated by Dr. Will Godwin (wgodwin). Photography, identifications, data logging and data labels by Robert J. Nuelle, Jr. (rjnjr). Additional ID assistance by Robert J. Nuelle, III (rnuelle3).

Photos / Sounds

Observer

oryzias

Date

November 17, 2014

Place

Ho Pui (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

diane-nz

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

We found several of these beetles in our Wool, Yarn and Fibre shop at the Tannery. Are they regular grass grubs?

(The scale on the ruler is 0.5 mm.)

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Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

Encontrado en una vermicompostera de aproximadamente 4 mm.

Serica?

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What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

November 2, 2014 06:01 PM AEDT

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Dung Beetle Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

cjs722

Date

November 20, 2014 02:48 PM MST
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Description from Wikipedia

The family Scarabaeidae as currently defined consists of over 30,000 species of beetles worldwide. The species in this large family are often called scarabs or scarab beetles. The classification of this family is fairly unstable, with numerous competing theories, and new proposals appearing quite often. It is probable that many of the subfamilies listed here will not be recognized very much longer, as they will likely be reduced in status below subfamily rank, or elevated to...

No range data available.