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

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Recent observations

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Observer

danilinav

Date

May 19, 2010

Tags

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What

Kern's Flower Scarab Euphoria kernii

Observer

melindawpajak

Date

May 27, 2015 03:37 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Dung Beetle Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

muir

Date

May 25, 2015 10:37 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

scarabidae Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 16, 2015

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What

Escarabajos Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

sandinoguerrero

Date

May 17, 2015

Place

Taxco (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Hairy Flower Scarab Trichiotinus texanus

Observer

cgritz

Date

May 27, 2015

Description

Trichiotinus texanus

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Square

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

December 12, 2010

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Observer

scottking

Date

May 17, 2015 04:06 PM CDT

Description

Scooped Scarab, major male
found in deer droppings
St Olaf Natural Lands
Northfield, Minnesota

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ecotype

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

Dozens of these large scarabs came out with the onset of dusk. Witnessed many feeding on the leaves of white and red oak. A few also appeared to be chewing on the stem.

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Observer

larrysnyder33

Date

May 26, 2015 10:10 AM CDT

Description

Dung beetle

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What

Mediterranean Spotted Chafer Oxythyrea funesta

Observer

rivers

Date

May 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

kbeza31979

Date

May 25, 2015
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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.