Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

green June beetle Cotinis nitida

Date

October 3, 2014

Place

Buda TX (Google, OSM)

Description

green bug

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dung Beetles Subfamily Scarabaeinae

Observer

atotonilco

Date

October 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tomayate Cotinis mutabilis

Date

October 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

danieavilao

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

Un hermoso escarabajo de gran tamaño.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Scarab Beetle Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

thebuglady

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

Two large chafer beetle larvae. Found under log on beach. Any ideas as to species?

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 19, 2014 12:17 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

hannah120549

Date

October 23, 2014

Place

Backyard (Google, OSM)

Description

Orange, it looked like a beetle and it was caught in a spider web.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tasmanian Grass Grub Acrossidius tasmaniae

Observer

chloeswindler

Date

October 18, 2014 03:37 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Melolonthidae Subfamily Melolonthinae

Observer

omarsantiago31

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Melolonthidae Subfamily Melolonthinae

Observer

omarsantiago31

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Melolonthidae Subfamily Melolonthinae

Observer

omarsantiago31

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Escarabajos Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

gallo

Date

June 9, 2014

Place

cucba (Google, OSM)
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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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