Trichius fasciatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ground beetle under old bark chips.
8 mm length
Cetonia aurata (Linnaeus, 1758)
"sky island" habitat in the Davis Mountains - Elev. 6000 - Cavalry Campground
Specimen collected and field curated by Dr. Will Godwin (wgodwin). Photography, identifications, data logging and data labels by Robert J. Nuelle, Jr. (rjnjr). Additional ID assistance by Robert J. Nuelle, III (rnuelle3).
We found several of these beetles in our Wool, Yarn and Fibre shop at the Tannery. Are they regular grass grubs?
(The scale on the ruler is 0.5 mm.)
Encontrado en una vermicompostera de aproximadamente 4 mm.
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...