Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Scarabaeidae
    • 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

Photos / Sounds

What

Elephant Beetle Megasoma elephas

Observer

bryanjbd

Date

March 13, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Playa Muerto beach, Darien, Panama.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Escarabajos Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

francisco3

Date

December 18, 2014 11:09 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayate de la calabaza Euphoria basalis

Observer

jaico

Date

September 22, 2014 10:21 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

green fig beetle (Cotinis mutabilis) Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

marisalikesbirds

Date

September 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

nikhofschneider

Date

September 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

briangratwicke

Date

November 18, 2014 01:55 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 25, 2014 01:37 AM CET

Description

Xylotrupes ulysses Guérin-Méneville, 1830, males, to actinic light, Clump Point, Mission Beach, QLD, 24/25 November 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dhobern

Date

November 24, 2014 12:23 AM CET

Description

Xylotrupes ulysses Guérin-Méneville, 1830, male, to actinic light, Clump Point, Mission Beach, QLD, 23/24 November 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 21, 2014 11:03 PM CET

Description

Xylotrupes ulysses Guérin-Méneville, 1830, male, to actinic light, Clump Point, Mission Beach, QLD, 21/22 November 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 21, 2014 02:08 AM CET

Description

Xylotrupes ulysses Guérin-Méneville, 1830, male, to actinic light, Cairns, QLD, 20/21 November 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 19, 2014 02:45 PM CET

Description

Xylotrupes ulysses Guérin-Méneville, 1830, female, to actinic light, Cairns, QLD, 19/20 November 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayates Subfamily Melolonthinae

Observer

gallo

Date

August 9, 2014
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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...

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