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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 8, 2016 10:54 PM EST

Description

ID on FB group

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

vilseskog

Date

March 9, 2016 08:37 AM EST

Description

ID on FB group

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 29, 2016

Description

On the way into the office, I saw a painted bunting at this spot, so I had to stop... and of course, I saw other things too. :)

This was a fun find! ID based on:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/5275/bgimage

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Flower Scarab Trichiotinus texanus

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

There was a control burn in this part of the park, and what's coming up is wonderful. :) And, of course, it's great to attract various bugs too.

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 25, 2016

Description

Tossed up the moth light tonight and saw the most diversity I've ever seen in Ft Worth! I was too tired to stay out too long though. Nonetheless, here are some of the cool critters I spotted.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 25, 2016

Description

Tossed up the moth light tonight and saw the most diversity I've ever seen in Ft Worth! I was too tired to stay out too long though. Nonetheless, here are some of the cool critters I spotted.

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

sambiology

Date

April 25, 2016

Description

Tossed up the moth light tonight and saw the most diversity I've ever seen in Ft Worth! I was too tired to stay out too long though. Nonetheless, here are some of the cool critters I spotted.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mbacsik

Date

April 29, 2016

Description

on Brassica napus

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Scarab Phanaeus vindex

Observer

cullen

Date

April 29, 2016 03:34 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

June Beetles Subfamily Melolonthinae

Observer

nanofishology

Date

April 29, 2016 05:07 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

June Beetles Subfamily Melolonthinae

Date

February 12, 2016

Place

Xocen (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Kern's Flower Scarab Euphoria kernii

Observer

mikef451

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

A pair of beetles in Ball Cactus? bloom

The other beetle had no visible markings

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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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