Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

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Observer

aubreymoore

Date

April 7, 2014

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No photos or sounds

Observer

aubreymoore

Date

April 24, 2014

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Observer

bouteloua

Date

April 23, 2014 12:44 PM CDT

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Observer

charro

Date

July 22, 2012

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What

Euphoria inda Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

dlcarterksu

Date

April 22, 2014

Description

Thousands of these were buzzing around in a steep, rocky prairie.

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Square

What

Scarab beetles Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

April 18, 2014 11:39 PM HKT

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What

Scarab beetles Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

April 16, 2014 11:02 PM HKT

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What

Common Cockchafer Melolontha melolontha

Observer

dina

Date

April 22, 2014

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What

Dung Beetles Subfamily Scarabaeinae

Observer

tonyg

Date

April 21, 2014

Description

This poor guy was covered in mites.

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Square

Observer

sienna

Date

July 5, 2008

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Observer

finatic

Date

April 8, 2014 08:43 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Observer

finatic

Date

April 8, 2014 08:46 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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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