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

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Recent observations

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What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 20, 2014 12:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Green June Beetles Genus Cotinis

Observer

taogirl

Date

August 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

suspect this insect who showed up in my yard this evening and kept trying to climb and balance itself on small stalks of grass is in the genus; may have to send to bugguide for ID help

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

nbnc

Date

August 19, 2014

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayates Genus Cotinis

Observer

monarca

Date

the past

Description

escarabajo de color verde

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 19, 2014 02:29 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Dung Beetles Subfamily Scarabaeinae

Observer

prakrit

Date

July 25, 2014

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What

Dung Beetles Subfamily Scarabaeinae

Observer

prakrit

Date

July 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Fig Beetle Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

jonahevans

Date

August 19, 2014 05:04 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scarab beetles Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

tonyg

Date

August 18, 2014

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Square

What

Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

Observer

glhans

Date

June 1, 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Fig Beetle Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 17, 2014 10:19 AM CDT

Description

Large, shiny, crawled up stalks of foliage, able to fly. One impressive insect! We saw quite a few of them here.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 18, 2014 01:45 PM EDT
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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.