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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Masked Chafers Genus Cyclocephala

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

After dinner each evening at Bosque de Paz I checked the outside of the dining room and was rewarded with a really good showing of moths and other insects.

Bosque de Paz,
Alajuela Province,
Costa Rica
5 February 2016
5015 feet elevation
10.2047
-84.3173

For more info on this trip see:
http://www.inaturalist.org/posts/5309-inatting-in-costa-rica
if interested

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

greglasley

Date

February 4, 2016

Description

3rd image shows a standard business card edge for size. Card is 2 inches tall, so the beetle is about 1 inch long.

After dinner each evening at Bosque de Paz I checked the outside of the dining room and was rewarded with a really good showing of moths and other insects.

Bosque de Paz,
Alajuela Province,
Costa Rica
4 February 2016
5015 feet elevation
10.2047
-84.3173

For more info on this trip see:
http://www.inaturalist.org/posts/5309-inatting-in-costa-rica
if interested

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garden Chafer Phyllopertha horticola

Observer

tiggrx

Date

May 28, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nzwide

Date

February 8, 2016

Description

23 mm body length

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

snowgyre

Date

June 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Date

January 16, 2016

Place

Ramona, CA (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anna-nz

Date

February 6, 2016 06:29 PM TOT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

lfelliott

Date

May 30, 2013 12:30 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oriental Beetle Exomala orientalis

Observer

godricvt

Date

August 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

onildo_marini

Date

December 31, 2015 10:14 AM GST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

javaro

Date

October 18, 2014

Place

Zacan (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Hercules Beetles Genus Dynastes

Observer

javaro

Date

October 25, 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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